Availability of Umoja Self-Service Leave Actions and June 2019 Payroll Lock Schedule

Important Announcement!

We are pleased to announce that we have enhanced Umoja to allow staff to take leave-related actions in Umoja Self-Service at any time, even during payroll lock. While leave can be requested and approved during the payroll lock, leave balances will be updated only after the payroll lock period. Read more here.  

A few Umoja Self-Service functionalities will be limited during payroll processing. Please refer below for the June 2019 payroll lock dates and the availability of Umoja Self-Service transactions during the lock period.  
Additional information is available on iSeek.  

For the month of June 2019, the following payroll lock schedule will be in effect:

  • NY based General Service staff (L1 pay area): From Wednesday, 12 June at 5 PM (NY time) to Tuesday, 18 June at 9 AM (NY time); 
  • UNVMC General Service and Uniformed Personnel (LF and MA pay areas): From Thursday, 13 June at 5 PM (GMT+3) to Tuesday, 18 June at 9:00 AM (GMT+3)
  • International staff of Peacekeeping Missions and Special Political Missions on UNHQ payroll (IF pay area): From Thursday, 13 June at 5 PM (NY time) to Thursday, 20 June at 9 AM (NY time);
  • NY based Professional and higher category & other staff (I1, SS, SC and SW pay areas): From Thursday, 13 June at 5 PM (NY time) to Thursday, 20 June at 9 AM (NY time); 
  • UNOV and UNODC International and General Staff (I5 and L5 pay areas): From Friday, 14 June at 5 PM (CET time) to Friday, 21 June at 9 AM (CET time).

Please refer to the table below for information on the availability of specific Umoja Self-Service actions during the payroll lock.

Availability of Umoja Self-Service During Payroll Processing

Process

Display

Request

Approval

Travel Requests

Yes

Yes

Yes

Group Travel

Yes

Yes

Yes

Shipment Requests

Yes

Yes

Yes

Travel Expense Report

Yes

Yes

Yes

All Leave Requests Except Maternity Leave

Yes

Yes

Yes

Maternity Leave Request

Yes

Yes*

Yes*

Monthly & Annual Time Statement

Yes

N/A

Yes

Personal Data

Yes

No

No

Beneficiary

Yes

No

No

Family Member Documents

Yes

No

No

Personal Documents

Yes

No

No

Bank Details

Yes

No

No

Off-Cycle Payments (HR Partners)

Yes

No

No

Letter of Appointment (HR Partners)

Yes

N/A

N/A

Health & Life Insurance Plans

Yes

No

No

Rental Subsidy

No

No

No

Family Members & Dependents

No

No

No

Address

No

No

No

* Yes, but only for maternity leave starting after the current payroll month.

Please feel free to contact us at Umojapayroll@un.org with any inquiries regarding staff members in payroll areas L1, IF, I1, SS, SC and SW. 
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

Payroll Section 
United Nations
New York