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Labor resources are employees or groups of employees with the same skills and qualifications with the capability to perform specific project tasks. Resources provide services for projects, while execution the project time confirmation, project valuation the Labor resource assignment is mandatory for projects.


In the below document I am going to explain

  1. How to create labor resource.

  2. How to update existing labor resource.

When the employee performs the time confirmation with reference to project we come across the below error “Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation.“because there is no valid labor resource available for employee with the combination of allocated Job and Cost Center’s Company.

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Before creating new labor resource to the specific employee, ensure to note down the right Job and the Cost Center Assignment Valid From Date from personnel file of employee.

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1. How to create labor resource.

Now go to New labor resource and enter the following information:

  • Resource ID
  • Assign the resource to a cost center by entering a date in the Cost Center.
  • Job
  • Unit of Measure
  • Create Cost Rate and entering a cost rate and a cost unit.

The system uses this unit of measure for the cost unit of the cost rate.This cost rate overrides the service cost rate in service cost allocations and project cost estimations.


The unit of currency for the cost rate is defaulted from the cost center’s company.

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2. How to update existing labor resource.

If you have existing labor resource for cost center’s company you can update job details using job assignment option as shown below, cost rate of an existing labor resource.

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Ensure the labour resource should be of type Resource Relevant for Financials.

The labour resource should be Active and Valid for the project task start date or time confirmation date.


In the below screen shot you can see the labor resource cost rate overrides the service cost rate.

The cost rate is calculated based on the Unit of Work assigned to the project.

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Once the Labor Resource is active and valid for the specific employee then you will be able to perform the project time confirmation successfully.

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Useful reports to fetch the employee, job, validity and cost center details.

Actual Utilization

Forecasted Utilization

Headcount

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