You can remove or re-add an employee by changing his/her employment status. Kindly refer to Change employee's employment status section in this article for the detailed steps: Delete or terminate an employee. It also explains about deleting an employee in the system.
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How to you make an employee inactive?? The Help directions don't work - don't lead me to the solution.
Step 4 is where I have a problem. There is no "Employment". I see 8 sections (Personal info, withholdings, how often do you pay, how much to you pay, deductions, how do you wan to pay, few more details, and how much did you pay. None of those have the word "employment" with a pencil icon to click. I did try the pencil on "how often to you pay" but there was not an option to choose "not on payroll" or status.
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