HRMS Terminology (Alphabets Q , R)

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QPP :  Quebec Pension Plan

QA Organization :  Quality Assurance Organization. Providers of training that leads to Qualifications Framework qualifications register with a QA Organization. The QA Organization is responsible for monitoring training standards.

Qualification Type :  An identified qualification method of achieving proficiency in a competence, such as an award, educational qualification, a license or a test.

Qualifications Framework :  A national structure for the registration and definition of formal qualifications. It identifies the unit standard competencies that lead to a particular qualification, the awarding body, and the field of learning to which the qualification belongs, for example.

Qualifying Days :  In the UK, these are days on which Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) can be paid, and the only days that count as waiting days. Qualifying days are normally work days, but other days may be agreed.

Qualifying Week :
  In the UK, this is the week during pregnancy that is used as the basis for the qualifying rules for Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP). The date of the qualifying week is fifteen weeks before the expected week of confinement and an employee must have been continuously employed for at least 26 weeks continuing into the qualifying week to be entitled to SMP.

Quebec Business Number :  In Canada, this is the employer's account number with the Ministere du Revenu du Quebec, also known as the Quebec Identification number. It consists of 15 digits, the first 9 identify the employer, the next 2 identify the type of tax account involved (payroll vs. corporate tax), and the last 4 identify the particular account for that tax.

Questionnaire :  A function which records the results of an appraisal.

Quick Paint Report :  A method of reporting on employee and applicant assignment information. You can select items of information, paint them on a report layout, add explanatory text, and save the report definition to run whenever you want.

Quick Pay :  Quick Pay allows you to run payroll processing for one employee in a few minutes' time. It is useful for calculating pay while someone waits, or for testing payroll formulas.

Ranking :  (iRecruitment) A manually entered value to indicate the quality of the applicant against other applicants for a specific vacancy.

Rates :  A set of values for employee grades or progression points. For example, you can define salary rates and overtime rates.

Rate By Criteria :
  A function that enables the calculation of pay from different rates for each role a worker performs in a time period.

Rating Scale :  Used to describe an enterprise's competencies in a general way. You do not hold the proficiency level at the competence level.

Record of Employment (ROE) : A Human Resources Development Canada form that must be completed by an employer whenever an interruption of earnings occurs for any employee. This form is necessary to claim Employment Insurance benefits.

Recruitment Activity : An event or program to attract applications for employment. Newspaper advertisements, career fairs and recruitment evenings are all examples of recruitment activities. You can group several recruitment activities together within an overall activity.

Recurring Elements :  Elements that process regularly at a predefined frequency. Recurring element entries exist from the time you create them until you delete them, or the employee ceases to be eligible for the element. Recurring elements can have standard links.

Referenced Rule :  In HRMS budgeting, any predefined configurable business rule in the Assignment Modification, Position Modification, or Budget Preparation Categories you use as the basis for defining a new rule. See Configurable Business Rules

Region : A collection of logically related fields in a window, set apart from other fields by a rectangular box or a horizontal line across the window.

Registered Pension Plan (RPP) :  This is a pension plan that has been registered with Revenue Canada. It is a plan where funds are set aside by an employer, an employee, or both to provide a pension to employees when they retire. Employee contributions are generally exempt from tax.

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) :  This is an individual retirement savings plan that has been registered with Revenue Canada. Usually, contributions to the RRSP, and any income earned within the RRSP, is exempt from tax.

Registered User : (iRecruitment) A person who has registered with the iRecruitment site by entering an e-mail address and password. A registered user does not necessarily have to apply for jobs.

Reporting Group :  A collection of programs and plans that you group together for reporting purposes, such as for administrative use or to meet regulatory requirements.

Report Parameters :  Inputs you make when submitting a report to control the sorting, formatting, selection, and summarizing of information in the report.

Report Set : A group of reports and concurrent processes that you specify to run together.

Requisition : The statement of a requirement for a vacancy or group of vacancies.

Request Groups : A list of reports and processes that can be submitted by holders of a particular responsibility.

Residual : The amount of unused paid time off entitlement an employee loses at the end of an accrual term. Typically employees can carry over unused time, up to a maximum, but they lose any residual time that exceeds this limit.

Responsibility :  A level of authority in an application. Each responsibility lets you access a specific set of Oracle Applications forms, menus, reports, and data to fulfill your business role. Several users can share a responsibility, and a single user can have multiple responsibilities.

Resume :  A document that describes the experience and qualifications of a candidate.

Retro Pay : A process that recalculates the amount to pay an employee in the current period to account for retrospective changes that occurred in previous payroll periods.

Retry : Method of correcting a payroll run or other process before any post-run processing takes place. The original run results are deleted and the process is run again.

Revenue Canada : Department of the Government of Canada which, amongst other responsibilities, administers,adjudicates, and receives remittances for all taxation in Canada including income tax, Employment Insurance premiums, Canada Pension Plan contributions, and the Goods and Services Tax (legislation is currently proposed to revise the name to the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency). In the province of Quebec the equivalent is the Ministere du Revenu du Quebec.

Reversal : Method of correcting payroll runs or Quick Pay runs after post-run processing has taken place.The system replaces positive run result values with negative ones, and negative run result values with positive ones. Both old and new values remain on the database.

Reviewer (SSHR) :
  A person invited by an appraising manager to add review comments to an appraisal.

RIA :  Research Institute of America (RIA), a provider of tax research, practice materials, and compliance tools for professionals, that provides U.S. users with tax information.

Rollback : Method of removing a payroll run or other process before any post-run processing takes place. All assignments and run results are deleted.

Rollup : An aggregate of data that includes subsidiary totals.

Run Item :
The amount an element contributes to pay or to a balance resulting from its processing during the payroll run. The Run Item is also known as calculated pay.