September 2017 | ESS/MSS "Freeze" Schedule

As part of the September payroll processing, specific Umoja Employee Self-Service functionalities will be unavailable during the dates listed below. Additional information is available on iSeek.

For the month of September 2017, the following ESS/MSS freeze schedule will be in effect:

  • NY based General Service (L1), and MINUSTAH and MC based General Service (LF) staff pay areas: From Wednesday, 13 September at 5pm (NY time) to Tuesday, 19 September at 9am (NY time);
  • International staff of Peacekeeping Missions and Special Political Missions (IF) on UNHQ payroll and MINUSTAH and MC Uniformed Personnel (MA) pay areasFrom Thursday, 14 September at 5pm (NY time) to Thursday, 21 September at 9am (NY time);
  • NY based Professional and higher category & other staff (I1, SS, SC and SW) pay areas: From Friday, 15 September at 5pm (NY time) to Friday, 22 September at 9am (NY time).

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

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

Please feel free to contact us at with any inquiries.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Payroll & Disbursements Section
United Nations
New York