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The following are specific acronyms frequently used in HRMS and commonly used in state government. 

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Acronym Term
ABAP Advanced Business Application Programming
ACH Automated Clearing House
ACT Code Action Code
ADA American With Disabilities Act
ADEA Agency Financial Reporting System
AGY Agency
ALAS Automated Liability Apportionment Solution
ALV ABAP List Viewer
AMT/Rate Amount Rate
APPT ST Appointment Status
ASD Administrative Services Division
ASPX Active Server Page Extended
ATG Attorney General
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BA Business Area
BI Business Intelligence
BSI Business Software, Inc. - Provider of payroll regulatory & compliance solutions for HRMS
BVFF Board for Volunteer Firefighters
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CAFT Cross Agency Functional Team
CATS Cross-Application Timesheet
CBAs Collective Bargaining Agreements
CCB Change Control Board
CFD Combined Fund Drive
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CMS Content Management System
COLA Cost-of-Living Adjustment
CR Change Request
CSR Civil Service Reform
CTR Commute Trip Reduction Program
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DCAP Dependent Care Assistance Program
DCP Deferred Compensation Plan
DEV Development system - generic designation for system usage
DIS Washington State Department of Information Services
DNS Domain Name Server
DOP Washington State Department of Personnel (abolished in 2011)
DRS Washington State Department of Retirement Systems
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EAP Employee Assistance Program
EAC Enterprise Architecture Committee
ECC Enterprise Central Component - SAP's updated version of the R/3
application suite
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EFFDT Effective Date
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EFTPS Electronic Funds Payment Transfer System
EIC Earned Income Credit
EIN Employer Identification Number
ELN Washington State eLearning Network
EMS Exempt Management Service
EP SAP Enterprise Portal application abbreviated name
EPA Equal Pay Act
ESS Employee Self-Service
EVA Excess Vacation Accrual
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FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act
FMLA Family and Medical Leave Act
FREQ Frequency
FSA Flexible Spending Account
FTE Full Time Employee
FY Fiscal Year
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GAP Inbound and Outbound Interfaces. Not intended for interfaces only. It can refer to a report – or to another component. In information technology, gap analysis is the study of the differences between two different information systems or applications often for the purpose of determining how to get from one state to a new state.
GAAPCom Governor's Affirmative Action Policy Committee
GET Guaranteed Education Tuition Program
GG General Government
GGTP General Government Transition Pool
GL General Ledger
GMAP Government Management Accountability & Performance
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HCM Human Capital Management
HE Higher Education
HR Human Resource
HRD Human Resource Development environment
HRMS Human Resource Management System
HRT Human Resource Training environment
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
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IRS Internal Revenue Service
ISB Information Services Board
ISD Department of Personnel, Information Services Division
IT Information Technology
IT Info Type
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JEV Justified Excess Vacation
Job CLS Job Class
JVAC Job Value Assessment Chart - points used to identify the value of Washington Management Service positions
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LEOFF Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement System
LBM Liberty Mutual Insurance
LC17 Local 17 Union
LRO Labor Relations Office
LWOP Leave Without Pay
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MA Master Agreement
MDR Mandatory Deduction Report
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OASI Old Age Survivor Insurance
OEDS Organizational and Employee Development Services 
OFM Office of Financial Management
OLQR On-Line Quick Reference
OPA Online Payment Agreement
OST Office of State Treasurer
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PDF Portable Document File
PDP Position Description Form
PEBB Public Employees Benefits Board
PERS Public Employees' Retirement System
PMC Performance Management Confirmation
PH Personal Holiday
PID Periodic Increment Date
POS NO Position Number
PPA Personnel/Payroll Association
PRB Personnel Resources Board
PRNR Personnel Number - 8 digit numeric Unique identifier assigned to an employee within HRMS
PROD Production system - generic designation for system usage
PSD Personnel Services Division
PSERS Public Safety Employees' Retirement System
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QA Quality Assurance system - generic designation for system usage
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RCW Revised Code of Washington
RET VET Retired Veteran
RIF Reduction-in-Force
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SAAM State Administrative and Accounting Manual
SAL Unit Salary Unit
SAP Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing
SAPGUI SAP Government Uniform Invoice
SAPUP SAP Upgrade transaction-modifies tables and structures to the newer version
SAO State Auditor’s Office
SGN State Government Network
SGEN SAP utility program that compiles programs after an upgrade or pack/stack application
SNRTY DT Seniority Date
SME Subject Matter Expert
SOW State Of Washington
SSDP Same Sex Domestic Partner
SPS Abbreviation for SAP Support Stack
SSN Social Security Number
SSO Single Sign On
SSA Social Security Administration
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TLLD Time, Leave, and Labor Distribution
TAM Tivoli Access Manager - IBM product - reverse proxy - disguises server identity when connected to the Internet
TIP Teamwork Incentive Program
Tidal DOP-owned scheduling application for batch jobs
TRS Washington Teachers' Retirement System
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UNBRKN DT Unbroken Date
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USSLP Uniformed Services Shared Leave Program
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VEBA Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association
VET SVC Veteran Service
VFF Volunteer Fire Fighters
VPN Virtual Private Network
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WAC Washington Administrative Code
WFSE Washington Federation of State Employees
WMS Washington Management System
WPD Work Period Designation
WPEA Washington Public Employee Association
Writ In law, a writ is a formal written order issued by a body with administrative or judicial jurisdiction.
WSP Washington State Patrol
WSPRS Washington State Patrol Retirement System
WSF Washington State Ferries
WT Wage Type
WTT Web Task Track
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YTD Year to Date