Biweekly Payroll:

  1. Supervisors are to instruct biweekly benefited staff that they are required to submit their hours worked at least every Friday and hold them accountable.
  1. Supervisors are to instruct biweekly student assistants on how to use the web clock and the importance of clocking out at the end of their shift.
  1. Every Friday, supervisors are required to fix all timesheet exceptions and to approve timesheets for all their biweekly employees. NOTE:  Supervisors of student assistants that work on Friday evenings or any time over the weekend:

    • Every Thursday, these supervisors are required to fix all timesheet exceptions and to approve timesheets. 
    • On Mondays, supervisors are required to fix any Friday night or weekend time exceptions and approve timesheets.
  2. Supervisors are to instruct biweekly benefited staff that they are required to submit planned absences well in advance and unplanned absences on the day they return to work. 
  3. Supervisors are required to approve, deny, or pushback absence requests as soon as possible after receiving the email notification.
  • Supervisors are required to approve absence requests for biweekly paid employees by 9:00 a.m. on the Monday after the end of payroll period. After 9:00 a.m., the absence request module of OneUSG Connect is locked. Any requests not submitted or approved by the deadline will result in employees not being paid for those hours until the next on-cycle pay date.
  1. On Mondays before 10:00 a.m., after end of biweekly payroll period, supervisors are required to fix any remaining timesheet exceptions and approve timesheets for their employees.  After 10:00 a.m., UGA Payroll locks timesheets.
  1. Currently, UGA Payroll is unlocking timesheets at approximately 2:30 p.m. for OneUSG Connect System Managers to run a reconciliation report to review their department’s payroll for serious errors.  System Manager will work with supervisors and employees to make these corrections before 5:00 p.m. when the timesheets will again be locked. 
  1. Approving TL Compliance Data:  When time is not approved before the deadline, payroll will mass approve the timesheets. Managers use the TL Compliance Data to approve time after the fact. Instructions in Training Library:  https://training.onesource.uga.edu/UPK_Training/OneSourceOL/Publishing%20Content/PlayerPackage/index.html?Guid=0eff0117-7c9f-49d3-98f5-f385bb767f45

Monthly Payroll:

  1. Supervisors are to instruct monthly employees to submit planned absences well in advance and unplanned absences on the same day they return to work. 
  1. Supervisors are required to approve, deny, or pushback absence requests as soon as possible after receiving email notification.
  • UGA requires supervisors to approve absence requests for monthly paid employees by 9:00 a.m. seven days after the monthly payroll deadline (see Payroll Calendar).  Any absence requests not approved will be applied in the next monthly payroll. This is not a problem as long as the employee has accrued leave to cover the time.