Knowledge Base

Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

Mandatory Approval Level
An approval level assigned to an ePAF that must be completed (example: Department Head).
Manual Check Request
This is a request for a manual check to be issued because an employee has missed a pay check. There is a form for both the Exempt Employee and the Non-Exempt Employee requests. The employee must have an active job in order for a request to be submitted and only one pay period may be submitted per Manual Check Request
Manual Leave Adjustment Form
This form is used when the employee’s leave was not reported by the cutoff date. It can be used to submit leave that was taken but not submitted or can be used to correct leave entries that were entered with either the wrong earn code or inaccurate number of hours taken.
Multi-Action ePAFs
An ePAF that combines two actions on one ePAF form, such as Job Change End Old and Begin New; these require special attention.
My Folders
A section of the Cognos Reporting System that allows the user to create shortcuts to quickly access a report and to save the view of a report that they have executed. This folder can only be accessed by the particular user or by an administrator.