HR-XML Approved Six Specifications
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 16:32:15 -0400 From: Chuck Allen - HR-XML <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: HR-XML: Six Specifications Approved
Six new specifications were approved at the HR-XML Consortium's recently concluded meeting in London. The approved specifications are now available for download at the HR-XML Consortium website:
The newly approved specifications include:
Benefits Enrollment 1.0 (2001-10-16)
Description: This specification supports the transfer of benefits enrollment data among U.S.-based employers, third-party administrators, benefit suppliers/vendors, and other parties involved in the administration or provision of employee benefits.
Time Expense Reporting 1.0 (2001-10-16)
Description: This specification for an "XML timecard" supports the reporting of time worked as well as certain expenses that might be reported by contract or temporary staff.
Competencies 1.0 (2001-Oct-16)
Description: The competencies schema allows the capture of information about evidence used to substantiate a competency and ratings and weights that can be used to rank, compare, and otherwise evaluate of the sufficiency or desirability of a competency.
DateTime Data Types 1.1 (2001-Oct-16)
Description: This specification sets out an approach for HR-XML Schema designers to require or prohibit the Time Zone designation for date, time and dateTime values in a consistent manner.
PersonName 1.2 (2001-Oct-16)
Description: Prescribes the form of the Person Name object used in HR-XML specifications. This update provides a version in XML Schema as well as in DTD.
PostalAddress 1.2 (2001-Oct-16)
Description: Prescribes the form of the PostalAddress object used in HR-XML specifications. This update provides a version in XML Schema as well as in DTD.
Proceedings from the London Meeting can be located at:
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