Release Notes: 10/20/2023

This release brings the ability to reject individual HRCenter pages within Beyond, a streamlined sign-up process for 1094c/1095c printing services, the mobile and standard 2023 Federal I9 forms, and plenty of fixes and improvements across TempWorks products.

*Note* For Self-Hosted clients, it is essential that the latest migration scripts are applied.  Additional information regarding these changes can be found within the Self-Hosted note at the bottom of this article.

The Highlights

Beyond - Reject HRCenter Pages

The ability to reject individual HRCenter pages has been added to Beyond.

*Note* For more information on this functionality, please see the article titled Beyond - How to Reject HRCenter Pages.

Enterprise - Removed 1094c/1095c Sign-Up Step

To better streamline year-end processes, the 1094c/1095c Sign-Up step has been removed from Enterprise. Now, the sign-up process is completed by working with your TempWorks Account Manager.

Additional Updates

In Beyond

  • Fixed an issue preventing users from removing an assignment's “Estimated End Date”.
  • Fixed an issue where the “Period Max” field would auto-populate with the value entered within the “Deduction Amount” field when creating an adjustment.

In Enterprise

  • Optimized performance when loading messages that contain many links.

In HRCenter

  • Fixed an issue where the “State” field would appear greyed out within the Education page.
  • Fixed an issue within the default Federal W4 where the “State” field would not appear as intended.
  • Fixed an API error that would occur when a merged employee record filled out the Oregon W4 form.
  • Fixed an error that would be received when a service rep signs HRCenter pages.
  • Fixed an error that would be received when completing workflows that contain custom postfill procedures.

In Reports

  • Created the default 2023 Federal I9 Form.
  • Created the 2023 mobile friendly version of the Federal I9.
  • Fixed character discrepancies within the Default NJ Employee Assignment Notice Report when viewing the report within Beyond.

In WebCenter

  • Fixed an issue where the PO Number of the root invoice would not display.
  • Fixed an issue where WebCenter styling would appear inconsistently when reloading pages.
  • Fixed an issue where daily time would be removed in the event punch information has been edited when utilizing the default federal timecard template.

Tax Updates:

  • Added the following PA Employer Paid Local Payroll Preparation Taxes:
    • Hazleton, PA: Rate of 0.26%.
    • Pittsburgh, PA: Rate of 0.55%.
    • Scranton, PA: Rate of 1.034%.
  • For Knox County, OH: Updated the tax rate to 7.25%.

API Updates: (For Self-Hosted Clients)

Self-Hosted Notes:

For all self-hosted clients, TempWorks will be performing updates for the Login Server over the next several releases.  As a result, it is required that Self-Hosted clients make sure to install all hotfixes related to this release as soon as possible and not skip a release.

Login server changes for this release require a manual SQL migration script (20231006_self-hosted_sql_migrations.ps1 from the TempWorks GitHub repository ) to be applied prior to upgrading services using appropriate paths:

> powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File .\20231006_self-hosted_sql_migrations.ps1 C:\ProgramData\TempWorks\config\login-server

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