9.2 MSS Report Time (Fluid)

Purpose:  Use this document as a reference for accessible time entry for employees in ctcLink.

Audience:  Employees who use screen reader mode.

Report Time

Navigation:  Manager Self Service (homepage) > Team Time (Tile)

ESS homepage select team time tile
  1. The Team Time homepage displays.
  2. Select the Report Time heading on the sidebar.
  3. Select Get Employees to return all direct reports.
  4. Select Filter if only a specific employee is needed and use the filter fields to locate the employee.

Enter Elapsed Time

  1. The Report Time page displays.
  2. Select a Time Reporting Code (TRC) from the drop-down menu on the left.
  3. Enter the number of hours in Quantity.  (Partial hours must be represented in the decimal, for instance eight and a half hours would be 8.5).
  4. Select the Submit button.
  1. Select OK to acknowledge the affirmation statement.
  2. Time will be processed periodically and sent to the employee’s manager for approval (if it is a TRC that needs approval).
  3. If an additional TRC was worked in the period:
    • Select the TRC on the left side of the screen.
    • Enter the number of hours worked on the new TRC in Quantity.
    • Select Submit and OK.
  4. If Comp Time was earned in the period:
    • Select Compensatory Time Earned from the TRC drop-down menu on the left.
    • Enter the number of hours to accrue under CTE in Quantity.
    • Select Submit and OK.
  5. If Comp Time was taken in the period:
    • Select Compensatory Time Taken from the TRC drop-down menu on the left.
    • Enter the number of hours used under CMP in Quantity.
    • Select Submit and OK.
  6. If time needs to be changed:
    • Select the correct Day at the top.
    • Select the TRC under the Summary/Detail tabs.
    • Enter a new hour value in Quantity.
    • Select Submit and OK.
  7. If a TRC needs to be removed from the timesheet:
    • Select the correct Day at the top.
    • Select the TRC under the Summary/Detail tabs.
    • Select Delete at the bottom of the page.

NOTE: Time is processed periodically, but at minimum overnight.  Time entered may not be visible to the employee or manager in other screens until the overnight processing has occurred.

  1. The process to enter elapsed time is now complete.

Enter Punch Time

  1. From the Report Time Details page, select a Job at top from drop-down menu if user has more than one job.
  2. Select Get Employees to return all direct reports.
    • Select Filter if only a specific employee is needed and use the filter fields to locate the employee.
  3. Select the Punch Type from the drop-down menu on the left:
    • In: time that the employee started work for the day.
    • Lunch: time that the employee left for their meal.
    • In (from Lunch): time that the employee returned to work.
    • Out: time that the employee finished work for the day.
  4. If no meal is taken enter the following:
    • In: time the employee started work for the day.
    • Out: time the employee finished work for the day.
  5. Select a Time Reporting Code (TRC) on the right from the drop-down menu.
  6. Select the Submit button.
  1. Time will be processed periodically and sent to the employee’s manager for approval (if it is a TRC that needs approval).
  2. If time needs to be changed:
    • Contact a Manager to edit the time in MSS Timesheet.
  3. If a TRC or Punch Type needs to be removed from the timesheet:
    • Select the (>) for the row of the Punch Type.
    • Select Delete.
    • The system will prompt a question if necessary as punch logic dictates.

NOTE:  Time is processed periodically, but at minimum overnight.  Time entered may not be visible to the employee or manager in other screens until the overnight processing has occurred.

  1. The process to enter punch time is now complete.
  2. End of procedure.