Communication - Create New Record

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Use this procedure to create a new Communication (0105) infotype record for an employee. Creating a new record is necessary when the employee does not have an active infotype record or when the employee has an existing infotype record but you do not want to copy over the existing data fields.

  1. Step 1

    Enter transaction code PA30 in the command field and click the Enter button.

    Screenshot of command field.

  2. Step 2

    Complete the following fields:

    • Personnel no.

    Screenshot of personnel number field

  3. Step 3

    Click the Enter button to populate the employee information.

  4. Step 4

    On the Addtl. Personal Data tab, click the box to the left of Communication.

    Screenshot of additional personal data tab.

  5. Step 5

    Click the Create button.

  6. Step 6

    Select the appropriate Subtype and click the Copy button.

    List of subtype with Email option highlighted

    • Email (0010) should be used to record an employee’s email.

    • WD Financials Phase 1a Conversion (WD1A) should be used to identify employees who will need access to Workday Financials during Phase 1A.  Refer to for more information about the OneWA program.

  7. Step 7

    Complete the following fields:

    • Start
    • System ID

    Screenshot of email fields.

    • For E-mail (0010) records, enter the employee’s email address in the System ID field.

      If you are a MyPortal agency, it is highly recommended to use an employee’s work email address. This email address is used for password resets and the leave request notification process.

      For WD Financials Phase 1a Conversion (WD1A) records, enter the employee’s personnel number in the System ID field.

  8. Step 8

    Click the Enter button to validate the information.

  9. Step 9

    Click the Save button.