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Peoplesoft News Update - Aug/Sep 2017

8 September 2017

The latest from the Oracle Peoplesoft HR Newsletter

Upcoming 2017 Conferences:

 HR Focus Group Updates:  Thank you to all the customers who volunteered to participate in the focus group

  • Guided Self Service (GSS) Focus Group - New & Improved Manager Self Service Completed development for the ability to make Reason required (via configuration) each GSS transaction.
  • Global HR Focus Group – PeopleSoft will post the Personal and Sensitive Data Identification spreadsheet on My Oracle Support next week.  This spreadsheet will categorize and classify record/field combinations as personally identifiable, sensitive, or both.   The spreadsheet will also include the application references to the identified data such as online transactions, queries, reports, analytics, and searches.
  • Onboarding No update this month
  • U.S. Federal Focus Group August meeting reviewed the Simplify USF Admin PAR – Project.  Discussed enhancements for existing functionality of Correct/Cancel Personnel Action USF transactions and modernization requirements.   Also talked about Cyber Security Code legislative change and reviewed mockups for new functionality. For participation please contact Venky(
  • Company Directory Focus Group***NEW*** –  First focus group meeting scheduled September 5th.  Plan to show new features on Company directory and discuss enhancement ideasIf you are interested in participating please contact Prathibha (

***Important Note*** Focus Groups are open to all customers, calls are typically once a month for an hour or as needed.  Your organization needs to have a current CPCA (customer participation confidentiality agreement) since Oracle discloses future design and prototypes.  Email me if you are interested in any of the above focus groups.

 USA/Global Legislative Updates

  • China – Changes to Social Insurance and Public Housing Fund for Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tianjin regions have been announced.
  • China - Changes to the 2017 Minimum Wage for Beijing region have been announced and the solution posting timelines.
  • United Kingdom - HMRC have released changes to FPS and EPS RTI Reporting for Fiscal Year 2018-19 and SOY Changes for Plan 1 threshold of Student loan.
  • Australia - ATO has been hosting numerous workshops on Single Touch Payroll Legislation, resulting in changes to Payroll Event draft technical documents very often
  • France - The French Government has announced a legislative change necessitating an increase in the RSA amount for Garnishments (Saisie sur salaries)
  • United States –The revised Form I-9, effective September 17 has been posted (see position statement attached)
  • United States – The EEO-1 report is being ‘reviewed’ by The White House of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the new collection of pay data/hours is currently on ‘hold’ – submission date of March 31, 2018 is still in effect. 

 HR Bundles/PUM Update – tentative dates

  • 9.1 – Bundle #25 -scheduled for October 2017
  • 9.2 – Image #24 – scheduled for October 2017

PeopleSoft General Update***NEW***

  • PeopleSoft Innovator Awards program – We want to recognize you and your innovative ideas and design.  Customers you can nominate yourself or Partners you can nominate your customer.

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