Pay Period (PP) 13 Calendar Year (CY) 21 Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) Release Notes

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Reporting Center Alternative Two-Factor Authentication

Modifications have been made to the Reporting Center login page to implement a two-factor authentication process using a temporary passcode. The new two-factor authentication process will only apply to non-Personal Identification Verification (PIV) card users.


Drug Test Field: Add New Values

Modifications have been made to the Drug Test (Applicable) field in EmpowHR, DRUG TS field in Position Management System Online (PMSO), and the Front-End System Interface (FESI) to add V (Volunteer) and F (Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulated) as valid values. The new drug test values will be reportable through Insight and Reporting Center. These new drug test fields will be valid in all of the National Finance Center's (NFC) systems and applications.