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Change an Employee’s Name

From the Personal tab of the Employee Profile an employee’s name can be changed, or a preferred name added. You may need to update an employee’s name if they have had a legal name change for example.

  1. Open Canadian Payroll > Employee Profile > Employee Profile.

  2. Select the employee to rename from the Employee drop-down.

  3. From the Employee Profile menu on the left, open the Personal tab.

  4. Update the employee’s legal name as required for the Surname, Given Name, and Initial fields.

Tip:
The preferred name can be used in place of an employee’s first name on many reports within Avanti.
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Figure 1. Save the changes to the Employee Profile by pressing Apply or OK.
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