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Payroll and Personnel FAQs

When do I get paid?

Salt Lake County operates on biweekly pay periods. Pay periods begin on a Sunday and end 2 weeks later on a Saturday.  Paychecks are issued the following Friday.  Check with your payroll coordinator for a pay period and pay check dates.  

How do I change my name?

Once you have received your new social security card, bring it to HR to make the update. Call 385-468-0570 for an appointment. We will update PeopleSoft and all of your benefits providers.

Your agency payroll coordinator can arrange for your email to be updated if you wish.

How do I change my address or phone number

You can change your address in PeopleSoft under Self Service > Personal Information

How do I get a copy of my personnel file?

Send a request to HR Data.  If you are a current County employee this service is free, if not, the first 1/2 hour of work is free and then it is $25.00/hour and 25 cents per copy.  This must be paid prior to pick up of documents.

Can I send someone to pick up copies of my personnel file?

Only if they have legal authority to act on your behalf because the personnel file has personal information that may not be released to anyone but you.

How do I update my W-4?

Complete a new W-4 and submit it to your Payroll Coordinator

How do I get copies of my W-2's for previous years?

You can view them in PeopleSoft under Self Service > Payroll and Compensation or send a request to Mayors Finance.

How do I access my check stub?

You can view your pay check stub in PeopleSoft. Self Service > Payroll and Compensation > View Paycheck. 

Are temporary employees allowed to work overtime and get paid for it?

If a temporary employee works over 40 hours in a given week, they are entitled to overtime for that period.

Do I have to be a citizen to be able to work in the United States?

No, but you do have to prove eligibility to work in the United States by providing the appropriate documentation as outlined on the List of Acceptable Documents for the form I-9.

Do I have to come to HR to complete the new hire paperwork prior to starting work?

Yes, all new hires must complete their new hire paperwork prior to starting work.  Federal guidelines state a new hire/rehire must complete an I-9 employment verification form and be E-VERIFIED within three days from the first day worked for pay.  This verification must be done in person.

Do I have to complete the new hire paperwork again if I was terminated recently?

Once you have been terminated and removed from the County system, you must complete the new hire paperwork and E-VERIFY again.

Do you accept any reciepts such as a temporary driver's license or a letter from the social security office?

E-VERIFY allows us to accept un-expired temporary driver’s licenses.  They only allow us to accept social security letter for those who have lost their card but not for those who are applying for the first time social security number.

If I go to a training or meeting is that considered work and can I go to them piror to completing my new hire paperwork?

Any required attendance such as to meetings or trainings are considered work and you must complete the new hire paperwork prior to attending them.