Friday Feb 28, 2014

Legislative Update for PeopleSoft HCM Global Payroll Hong Kong

IR56B report in XML Format

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has released the updated XML requirement specifications of software developed by employers for submission of annual Employer’s Return of Remuneration and Pensions (IR56B) in computerized format. The new specifications require the adoption of Unicode Standard for input of Chinese characters and submission of data files in XML format. This would apply to all applications lodged by employers on or after 1 March 2014. In order to ensure compliance with this legislative initiative Oracle has updated the position statement that is made available on My Oracle Support, Document ID 1630409.1.

Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

PeopleSoft Human Resources and Recruiting Solutions Position Statement: OFCCP 2014 Regulations

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) amended two regulations concerning disability and veteran hiring practices, which both go into effect March 24, 2014.  After reviewing both regulations, our Position Statement provides our findings and view points on how our customers could leverage the PeopleSoft system to potentially support your compliance needs.  

Please note, Oracle will continue to evaluate the PeopleSoft Human Resources and Recruiting Solutions system for additional enhancements to aid our customers’ compliance needs that go beyond the issues discussed in this document. We will draw upon the input received from the PeopleSoft Customers Focus Group as a key source of information on system enhancements.

It is important to note that this document is not legal advice to our customers.  Each organization should consult their own Legal team before determining what steps are required to attain compliance with the new regulations.  Oracle cannot be held responsible or liable for non-compliance based on views in this document.

Please refer to the Position Statement on My Oracle Support Document ID 1629602.1. 

Tuesday Feb 25, 2014

Legislative Update for PeopleSoft HCM - HR and Global Payroll for Brazil - eSocial News

Oracle PeopleSoft HCM –eSocial News

In the last 40 days the group of pilot companies for eSocial - Oracle belongs to this group - received 5 different versions of the eSocial layout, with the latest version 1.2-Beta 2 received on 24-Feb-2014 .
Also last week was performed the first pre-homologation of basic tables layouts, on top of the 27-Dec-2013 version, which resulted in further adjustments still not covered in version 1.2 Beta 2.
As a reminder, it is still pending a Interministerial publication, bringing together the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Social Security and the Ministry of Labor and Employment, confirming the schedule, the layout  and the detailed instructions for filling eSocial. So far, only CEF (Federal Bank – Unemployment Insurance Fund Bureau ) as a representative of FGTS published an approval to the layout in the Official Gazette. Confirmation or changes on the eSocial schedule, as well as the publication of a regulatory act is estimated for late March/2014, according to project coordinator on RFB (Brazilian IRS). Information about the delivery schedule will be announced thru My Oracle Support, Document ID 1526487.1.

Oracle PeopleSoft HCM – Noticias eSocial

Nos últimos 40 dias o grupo de empresas piloto do eSocial, do qual a Oracle faz parte, recebeu 5 diferentes versões do manual de instruções e seus leiautes sendo a última, versão 1.2 Beta 2 recebida em 24/02/2014.
Também nesta última semana, ocorreu a primeira pré-homologação de leiautes das tabelas básicas, com base na versão de 27/12/2013, que resultou em mais ajustes ainda não contemplados na versão 1.2 Beta 2.
Lembramos que ainda está pendente de publicação uma Portaria interministerial, reunindo o Ministério da Fazenda, o Ministério da Previdência Social e o Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, confirmando o cronograma e o leiaute. Até o momento, apenas a Caixa Econômica Federal como representante do FGTS publicou a aprovação no Diário Oficial da União.
A confirmação ou alteração do cronograma eSocial, bem como a publicação em ato normativo é estimada para final de março/2014, de acordo com o coordenador do projeto na RFB. O novo cronograma de entregas será divulgado através do Document ID 1526487.1 disponível no MOS.

Thursday Feb 20, 2014

Legislative Update for PeopleSoft HCM Global Payroll China

PHFSI amendments

There were changes related to Public Housing Fund and Social Insurance for Beijing, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Shanghai regions. The notified changes were published in 2013 October, December, 2014 January and February.
In order to ensure compliance with these legislative initiatives Oracle has updated the position statement that is made available on, My Oracle Support,  Document ID 1627058.1.

Chinese Version -

从2013年10 月份开始,陆续有 关于北京、深圳、天津和上海等地区的社会保险及公积金相关的法律变更的公布。甲骨文的中国版本的信息声明已经根据最新的法律法规的 公布而修改了。我们建议客户及时从My Oracle Support上去查看最新修改的信息声明,文档编号:1627058.1.

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