This is the third installment in our series to help you understand and work effectively in Workday.
New terminology can be confusing. There are a number of terms used in Workday that have particular meanings – or meanings that matter in the context of the platform. Here’s a quick list of terms you may encounter in the Workday Pay application.
Formerly known as Direct Deposit.
Your federal (W-4) and state (VA-4) tax allowances.
Period Activity Pay
Formerly known as Goal Pay.
Formerly known as a Lump Sum Bonus.
Merit Statement History
A listing of past merit increases.
Reimbursable Allowance Plan Activity
This view lets you see a breakdown of any supplemental pay (e.g., cell phone allowance, acting pay allowance, etc.), based on your employee type.
A view within the Pay application that shows an overview of your total compensation, including base pay, benefits, etc.
Missed our earlier “Workday Words” posts?