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Punch Import Field Mapping

Import Employee Time Punches into Paylocity Time & Labor

Field Mapping/Descriptions

API Field NameDescription
employeeIdRequired field. The employee's employee ID.
lastNameEmployee's Last Name. NOTE: This is just for reference and will not be imported into the system.
firstNameEmployee's First Name. NOTE: This is just for reference and will not be imported into the system.
dateRequired field. Punch Date - Use format MM/DD/YYYY
timeRequired field. Punch Time - Use 12 Hr Format or 24 Hr Format. In addition to Work times, time is also required for Durations/Dollars/Units entries like PTO, Sick, Bonus, and Mileage. Use 12:00 AM if no actual time is present.
recordTypeRequired field. In, Out, Transfer, EndLunch, StartLunch, EndBreak, StartBreak. These can be defined on the client level as well.
hoursDollarsTotal Pay Type Duration or Total Adjustment Amount. This should only be used when importing Duration/Dollars/Units based entries like PTO, Sick, Bonus, Mileage, etc. This field should be left blank for punches.
EmployeeNoteEmployee note associated with punch, pay type, or adjustment transaction
supervisorNoteSupervisor note associated with punch, pay type, or adjustment transaction
PaylevelPay level the hours are calculated towards. If left blank, the pay level will be calculated in Time & Labor based on the employee's payroll rules.
CC1Override Value for Cost Center 1. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC2Override Value for Cost Center 2. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC3Override Value for Cost Center 3. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC4Override Value for Cost Center 4. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC5Override Value for Cost Center 5. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC6Override Value for Cost Center 6. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC7Override Value for Cost Center 7. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC8Override Value for Cost Center 8. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC9Override Value for Cost Center 9. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC10Override Value for Cost Center 10. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC11Override Value for Cost Center 11. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC12Override Value for Cost Center 12. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC13Override Value for Cost Center 13. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC14Override Value for Cost Center 14. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.
CC15Override Value for Cost Center 15. Leave blank for the employee's default Cost Center.

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