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# UPB - Calculate Pay for a Partial Academic (Monthly) Pay Period – Prior Underpayment Adjustment (PUA)

You can calculate the pay for a partial Academic (Monthly) pay period for a Prior Underpayment Adjustment (PUA).

When an Academic (Monthly) employee needs to be paid for working a portion of a pay period, the PARIS initiator needs to calculate the correct payment amount to enter in the Prior Underpayment Adjustment (PUA).

- Identify the employee’s monthly Assigned Salary from the Jobs bar in PARIS or from the Human Resources Front End (HRFE).
- Identify the number of work days in the pay period.
- Open the appropriate Payroll Schedule.
- Locate the value in the column titled
**# of Work Days**(column B)

- Calculate the daily rate of pay for the pay period.
- Monthly Assigned Salary ÷ Work Days = Daily Rate of Pay
- Using a calendar, count up the number of weekdays the employee worked.
- Calculate pay for the partial pay period:
- Days Worked x Daily Rate of Pay = Partial Period Pay
- In the PARIS PUA, enter
*1*in the**Hours Or Units**field.**AND**

Enter the calculated Partial Period Pay amount in the**Special Rate**field.