12 new features: Infor enhances HCM Workforce Management package
Key among the new features is a new Payroll Wizard that automates the payroll process to reduce the number of retro adjustments following each pay cycle, including off-cycle exports for retroactive adjustments and terminated employees.
Feature Pack 5 for Infor HCM Workforce Management (formerly Workbrain ) delivers more than a dozen new features designed to accelerate a company's labor performance and reduce the burden of administration for management.
Key among the new features is a new Payroll Wizard that automates the payroll process to reduce the number of retro adjustments following each pay cycle. The Wizard guides payroll administrators step-by-step through the payroll export process, including off-cycle exports for retroactive adjustments and terminated employees.
The enhanced pay rules built into HCM Workforce Management Feature Pack 5 reduce the need for pay rule customization, resulting in faster implementation and lower administration costs.
Feature Pack 5 also includes support for semi-monthly pay periods. Enhancements to the employee import functionality reduce data entry and establish greater flexibility in the development of employee form layouts. Error handling and messaging has been upgraded to improve data integrity.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey