Why Can't I Change My Employee's Active Status?

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Why Can’t I Change My Employee’s Active Status?

When an employee’s Status is set to “Active” on the Pay Info page, this employee will appear in the payroll worksheet and can be paid.  If you do not have Patriot HR, you can edit this directly on the Pay Info page.  If you have Patriot HR, you may have noticed that you are not able to change the “Active” status field here.

If you are a Patriot HR customer, the only way to change an employee’s status from “Active” to “Inactive” (or the reverse) is on the employee’s HR Info screen by adding a new Status History. When you change the status to “Terminated,” this will automatically update the “Active?” field to “Inactive/No” on the Pay Info page for the employee.

See Using Employee Status History in Patriot HR for further instructions.

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