Thursday, August 13, 2020
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Saturday, June 06, 2020
State Finally Launches Digital Time and Leave System
By News Release @ 9:23 PM :: 715 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor

NEW TIME AND LEAVE SYSTEM REPLACES MANUAL, PAPER-BASED TIMESHEETS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES

News Release from Hawaii ETS, Jun 5, 2020

HONOLULU –  The state recently launched a new digital time and leave system to create greater accuracy and efficiency in its payroll process.  The first group of employees transitioned to the new system in time for the June 5th pay day.

Timesheets and leave requests are now transmitted electronically to payroll offices, replacing paper-based manual labor-intensive tracking methods in employee pay calculation.  The new system, which is the Oracle Peoplesoft Time & Labor and Absence Management application, integrates into the payroll system and processes pay more efficiently, with greater accuracy.

Key features of this system include:

  • The elimination of a 40-year-old paper process that requires employees to submit a hard copy of timesheets (if applicable) and leave request forms.
  • The ability for users to quickly correct and resubmit timesheets to update payable time for payroll.
  • Secured access to data and streamlines human resources’ workflow.
  • An intuitive, user-friendly platform that enables access to real-time data online.

About 800 employees in the first group transitioned into this new system.  This group consists of employees in the Department of Accounting and General Services, the Office of the Governor, and the Office of the Lt. Governor. Larger groups of employees will be subsequently brought on throughout 2020 and 2021.

“This is another major step towards greater accuracy and efficiency in one of the most paper-dependent systems within state government.  Access to real-time data provides managers with better information and reporting features,” said Gov. Ige.  “We appreciate the support of the unions and multiple agencies who worked collaboratively with us to implement this next phase of the payroll system.”

The project is being implemented by Hawaii Modernization Initiative, which is under the purview of the Department of Accounting General Services, in coordination with the Office of Enterprise Technology Services.

Comptroller Curt Otaguro stated, “This new technology brings the State’s operations in line with modern methods.  Adopting an electronic time and leave program allows for quick easy access to records, data and analytics to allow for informed decisions and workforce management.”

“This new time and attendance system is the next step in our plan to modernize Hawaii’s government.  Modern IT systems give the state the operational resilience necessary to deal with a crisis and work from remote locations as needed,” said Chief Information Officer Doug Murdock.

In 2019, the State of Hawaii successfully completed its payroll modernization project, which allows for electronic pay processing. Payroll records, pay statements, and W-2s are now available for retrieval electronically through the Hawaii Information Portal.  Employees can also now submit their direct deposit choices and tax withholding information on-line. PeopleSoft’s Time & Labor and Absence Management modules has been integrated into the payroll system.

CherryRoad Technologies, Inc. has been the implementation partner for the State since 2016.

---30---

SS:  Hawaii's latest digitization project was well-timed for the pandemic

2017: Tech: 'Clinically Psychotic' HGEA Signs Suicide Pact

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Hawaiian

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT