May 2019 | ESS/MSS Payroll Lock Schedule

As part of the May payroll processing, specific Umoja Employee Self-Service functionalities will be unavailable during the dates listed below. 

For the month of May 2019, the following ESS/MSS freeze schedule will be in effect:

•    NY based General Service staff (L1 pay area): From Monday, 13 May at 5pm (NY time) to Friday, 17 May at 9am (NY time); 

•    International staff of Peacekeeping Missions and Special Political Missions on UNHQ payroll (IF pay area): From Wednesday, 15 May at 5pm (NY time) to Wednesday, 22 May at 9am (NY time); 

•    NY based Professional and higher category & other staff (I1, SS, SC and SW pay areas): From Wednesday, 15 May at 5pm (NY time) to Wednesday, 22 May at 9am (NY time); 

•    UNOV and UNODC International and General Staff (I5 and L5 pay areas): From Thursday, 16 May at 5pm (CET time) to Thursday, 23 May at 9am (CET time).

Please refer to the table below for availability of ESS/MSS functionalities during the freeze:

Umoja ESS/MSS freeze due to 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 including Maternity

Yes

Yes *

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

No

No

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 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