9.2 Automated Step Increment

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for how to run the automated step increase process in ctcLink

Audience: HR Administrator.

This process automatically moves employees to the next salary step when they have completed the required time in the current step.  This process selects the employees that are eligible for a step increase and loads their records to a temporary table.  The system inserts a new job data row for employees who meet the data in the Hours or Months to Next Step increment fields.

Automated Step Increment

Navigation:  NavBar > Navigator > Compensation > Base Compensation > Maintain Plans > Automated Step Increment

  1. On the Automated Step Increment search page, enter or search for the Run Control ID, or select Add a New Value.
  2. If adding a new value is created, select the Add button.  Otherwise, select the Search button.  The Automated Step Increment page will display.
Automated Step Increment run control ID page
  1. On the Automated Step Increment page, in the Report Request Parameters section, select the Action from the drop-down menu.
  2. Select the Reason from the search icon.
  3. Check the Update Future Rows box.
  4. In the Step Increment Type section, select the Date Based radio button.
  5. In the Dates section, Enter the From Date and End Date (or select from the calendar icon).
  6. In the Process By subsection, select the Sal Admin Plan radio button.
  7. In the Salary Administration Plan subsection, select the Business Unit and Sal Plan.
  8. Select Save, then Run. The Process Scheduler Request page will display.
Automated Step Increase page

NOTE:  The system only looks back 12 months from the last Step Entry Date.  If the date is older than the 12 month look back period, a manual step increase will need to be processed.  See 9.2 Entering Pay Increases Using Steps QRG.

  1. The next section demonstrates the options to progress from the Process Scheduler Request page.

Calculate Automated Step Increment

Follow these steps to run the Calculate Automated Step Increment process:

  1. On the Process Scheduler Request page, run process HR_CMP007 to select eligible employees.
  2. Select OK to return to the Automated Step Increment page.
Process Scheduler Request page
  1. Select the Process Monitor link to open the Process List.
Process List section
  1. On the Process List page, select the Refresh button periodically until the Run Status = Success and the Distribution Status = Posted.
  2. Select the Go Back to Automated Step Increment link.
Process List, Refresh button
  1. Select Run.
  2. Select the CMP007 SQR report.
  3. Select OK to return to the Automated Step Increment page.
  4. Select the Process Monitor link to open the Process List.
  5. On the Process Monitor List page, select the Refresh button periodically until the Run Status = Success and the Distribution Status = Posted.
  6. Select the Go back to Automated Step Increment link.
  7. Select the Report Manager link to open the Reports List
Report Manager link
  1. Select the Report link, CMP007.
  2. Select the .PDF file (a new window will open).
File List section
  1. Save the file to desktop (to reference for validation) and Close Window.
  2. On the Report Index page, select the List button (top left corner) to return to the Report List.
  3. Select the Go back to Automated Step Increment link.
  4. Select Run.
  5. Run application engineHR_SP_C1to update Job Data pages for selected employees.
  6. Select OK.
  7. Select the Process Monitor link.
  8. On the Process Monitor List page, select the Refresh button periodically until the Run Status = Success and the Distribution Status = Posted.
  9. Select the Go back to Automated Step Increment link.
  10. Select the Return to Search button to exit page.  

You can also run JOB007(Automated Step Increase).

This job runs steps 1 and 3 above.

It does not run an SQR report for you to review the data selected.

  1. The automated step increment process is now complete.
  2. End of procedure.

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