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Running the Ripple Process in HRS


This procedure describes how to increase someone's pay retroactively, which will change all subsequent entries to the proper amount.

Process Considerations:

  • Ripple will not go past the termination date of an individual. If a person is rehired into the same position, the default compensation must be updated and the rate verified prior to saving the rehire row.
You may click on the links below to navigate directly to a section:


  1. Navigate to Workforce Administration > Job Information > Job Data
  2. Enter the EmplID for the employee, or search by Name, Last Name

  3. If necessary, select the employee from the search results
  4. Click Correct History.
  5. Go to the correct date for the entry. The correct entry will be the entry that has the date closest to the date needed, but is earlier than the date you need to enter.

    For example you have to correct the pay rate of someone starting on 5/24/2011 their profile has two entries one at 6/20/2011 and one 2/10/2011. Even though the June entry is closer to the May entry you must create, June is later in the year so you must navigate to the February entry and then create a new entry from there.

    first row

  6. Create a new entry
  7. Enter the effective date of the Pay Rate Change.
  8. Select Action of Pay Rate Change
  9. Select the Reason for the change. See Action/Action Reason Codes Used in HRS.

    inserted row

  10. Click on the Compensation tab
  11. Enter the new Comp Rate.
  12. Click the Calculate Compensation button

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  13. Click the Save button

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  14. Click OK when prompted

    Review all inserted rows to confirm pay rate calculated correctly. The entries the system makes will have an action reason "Ripple".


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Keywordsretroactive pay increase rate components compensation change update decrease reason   Doc ID17229
OwnerJessica R.GroupUW–Shared Services
Created2011-03-07 19:00:00Updated2024-05-14 10:56:51
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