Enter Timecards Using Labor Distribution Copy Lesson

Warning: Labor Distribution Copy only needs to be completed when the hours worked by the employee change from pay period to pay period.


Warning: When Pay Types are changed on a Time Card, the corresponding account code will not change automatically.


In this lesson you will learn the steps for entering timecards using labor distribution copy.


  1. Click the State of Nebraska link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Payroll link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Payroll Processing link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Time Maintenance link.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Speed Time Entry link.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Add button.

    Step 6
  7. Complete the Date/Batch field with the pay period end date.  The next field will be assigned a batch number automatically.  


    Enter "7/5/10" into the Date/Batch field.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Form button.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Copy Labor Instr menu.

    Step 9
  10. Enter the employee's address book number in the Employee Number field.  


    Enter "5695949" into the Employee Number field.

    Step 10
  11. Click in the Enter Pay Period Hours field.

    Step 11
  12. Complete the Enter Pay Period Hours field if the labor distribution is using the percentage method.  If the percentage method is not being use this field will be grayed out.  


    Enter "72" into the Enter Pay Period Hours field.

    Step 12
  13. Click the OK button.

    Step 13
  14. The Employee Number, Pay, Hours and Account Number fields in the QBE line are populated.


    The following fields can be overridden if necessary:


      Ovr/Rt – Override/Rate

      Job Type

      Work Date


      Sub Type


      Position ID

      Job Location  


    In this lesson we are not going to change any of these fields.

    Step 14
  15. To get the OK button to appear press the down arrow key on your keyboard.

    Step 15
  16. Click the OK button.

    Step 16
  17. Repeat these steps for each timecard. 


    When you are finished click the Cancel button.

    Step 17
  18. Click the Close button.

    Step 18

You have successfully completed this lesson.

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