||Business and Support Operations
||Salaries and Wages: Payroll Authorization - Non-student
||Date of Present Issue:||
||Date of Previous Issues:
07/72, 06/85, 03/87, 10/88, 02/93
Payroll additions or changes will not be made without a valid authorization.
The PAYROLL AUTHORIZATION AND PERSONNEL DATA form, LSSU 112 (Attachment #1),
must be completely processed, approved and on file in the Payroll Office BEFORE
an individual begins work or BEFORE the effective date of change in rate, status
or classification. Responsibility for initiating the authorization and obtaining
approval rests with the area in which the employee is working or the new employee
is to work. Prior approval for filling positions must be obtained before employment
or change of status begins as outlined in Procedure 4.8.3.
Payroll authorization for a prospective alien employee will not be processed
unless a valid authorization is presented, issued by the Immigration and Naturalization
Service, to engage in employment in the United States, and a United States
Social Security card. All new hires must provide documentation to verify their
identity and eligibility to work in the United States within three days of
|Requesting Department Head
||1. Completes authorization before employee begins work or effective
date of change in rate, status or classification.
2. Fills out upper part of form completely, including rate, account
number and job title (obtain from Human Resources Office, if necessary).
3. Rates for academic and exempt administrative personnel will be
expressed as an annual rate.
4. Rates for all other personnel will be expressed as an hourly rate.
5. Signs and transmits all copies to the Budget Office for budgetary
||6. Encumbers funds to cover authorization.
7. Approves authorization and transmits all copies to the Human Resources
||8. "Codes" all copies and forwards original to Payroll Office.
9. Completes all required payroll and personnel paperwork with employee,
including tax withholding form, retirement membership form, beneficiary
form, oath card, patent agreement, I-9 verification of identity and
work authorization, ID card, applications for health, dental, vision,
life and LTD insurance benefits, as applicable and other orientation
matters. Forwards W-4 and retirement membership forms to Payroll.
10. Files yellow copy of authorization in employee's personnel file
with other payroll and personnel documents, forwards pink copy to department.
||11. a. Enters all the information into the Human Resource System (HRS).
b. Checks edits from the computer to see that information has been entered
correctly; authorization, W-4 and copy of retirement membership form are
c. Mails original retirement membership form to retirement system.