AM - Worker's Comp Restoration - University Staff Only

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Temporary disability compensation can be added with accumulated leave credits, allowing employees to add their worker's compensation payment (approximately two-thirds of salary) with approximately one-third leave credits so they receive about their normal paycheck. The Worker's Comp Restoration process is used to add employee's temporary disability compensation to HRS so they can receive a paycheck close in earnings to their normal payroll check while on a medical leave of absence.

PROCESS CONSIDERATIONS:
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PROCEDURE STEPS:
 
Check the amount of hours and the hourly rate to be restored for the employee. When you are restoring leave for a current versus prior period you can adjust this by putting the take in, processing it (by clicking OK) then going back and using the below method. This way you will have history of the Worker's Compensation activity.


1. Go to the Absence Event screen and enter details for the employee as described in the process inputs.
Absence Event Search
2. The Claim letter has dates for the lost time and record of takes used within those dates.
Workers Comp Award Letter
3.  Void the absence takes to achieve the correct amount of hours to restore. 
Absence Event Entry Adjustments
4.  When you void the take, if it is a partial day take, be sure to zero out the regular hours on the timesheet if a schedule exists otherwise once time admin runs again, it will re-populate with the schedule. Do this by adding a row and put REG00 in the Time Reporting Code (TRC) and 0.00 in quantity. Note - If the entire day is entered as a take, you don't have to add a row. Click SUBMIT. This will prevent Time & Labor from supplementing regular hours for the difference.
Absence Event Timesheet
5.  If you are entering something other than quarter hour increments be sure to enter in Decimal 2 so it will process correctly.
Absence Event Input Detail
6. Enter the Worker's Comp (WKC) code equal to the amount of the restore value. Enter hours in Decimal 2 if hours are something other than a quarter hour. 

7.  After the nightly payroll calc, validate in Review Paycheck that a negative hours and salary is being processed to the check and that the WRS hours and WRS amount are appropriately affected.
Paycheck
8.  If the claimant is LWOP and no SL restore or money needs to be recouped, they only need to be made whole for WRS purposes.
9. If the claim is for a Monthly employee, the UWSC will complete the entry and restoration for you. 

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