This release of Employee Self Service provides users with additional capabilities for the opening and downloading of PDF payslips. Within this release there are a number of bug fixes and changes to prevent users from being able to change their name in the Update Personal Details feature.
Release Date: 8th August 2017
Reason for the Change
Enhancing PDF capabilities in the Fourth App (and client branded apps) and to stop the ability of users changing their names.
All ESS clients.
PDF Payslips Enhancements
Employee Self Service will be releasing enhancements to the way that PDF payslips are handled throughout the mobile experience. Both iOS and Android will have additional capabilities to handle PDFs through new native plugins. These new capabilities include viewing, downloading, and sharing PDFs.
Fig.1 – Options for interacting with a PDF payslip on a mobile device
Update Personal Details – Stopping name change
Name change capability has been removed from ESS so that users can no longer change their names through ESS. It is important to note that employees will still be able to change their names in People System as they always have.
Fig.2 – The My Details screen without the ‘Name’ field