Why is my employee not showing up in a pay run?

There are several reasons why an employee might not show in a pay run.

Is your employee's start date on or after the pay period end date?

Is your employee associated with the correct payroll schedule?

Have you ended your employee's employment before the start date of the current pay calendar?

Is your employee's start date on or after the pay period end date?

Change your employee's start date to an earlier date and reset the pay slip.

  1. Go to Payroll, then click Employees.
  2. Select the employee, then click the Employment tab.
  3. Select a start date from Start Date list.
  4. Click Save.
Change the employee's start date back after processing the pay run to make sure any calculations based on the start date are accurate.

Is your employee associated with the correct payroll schedule?

Check that your employee's pay schedule matches the pay run's pay schedule.

  1. Go to Payroll, then click Employees.
  2. Select the employee, then click the Employment tab.
  3. Select a calendar from Payroll Schedule list.
  4. Click Save.

Have you ended your employee's employment before the start date of the current pay calendar?

Make sure that your employee's termination date falls within the calendar period for the pay run.

End an employee’s employment

If you have entered the termination date after posting the pay run, revert the pay run, ensure your employee's termination date is correct, reset the payslip and post the pay run again.

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