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Relating Transactions with Rate Master Table

Relating Transactions with Rate Master Table

Relating Transactions with Rate Master Table

(OP)

I am using Access 2007 and have inherited a database. It has linked tables of information in the form of Excel spreadsheets, that have been extracted from the main system. The user wants help in developing a much faster and customized approach to billing the customer for payroll related information.

There is a table of payroll billing transactions and it has the following record lay-out,

job_num, employee number, employee name, union group, rank, regular hours, overtime hours, other hours, trans_date_ seq_num

e.g. 6430, 2301, john doe, 1, F, 8.0, 0.0, 0.0, 12/01/2012, 254333

On December 1st John doe worked 8.0 regular hours as a pipefitter foreman on job number 6430 and this is record (sequence) number 254333.

There is another table that defines the union groups. I am not concerned with this information at this time.

The seq_num is a sequentially and uniquely assigned number that is posted to the payroll billing record by the main system.

There is also a Rate Master table of billings rates, and it has the following record lay-out,

job_num, union group, rank, regular_billing_rate, overtime_billing_rate, other_billing_rate

I am struggling with how to relate these two tables so that I can develop one or more queries from it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

















RE: Relating Transactions with Rate Master Table

Why can't you join on job_num, union group, rank? Your tables aren't normalized but the query should allow you to get the rates for each record.

Duane
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP

RE: Relating Transactions with Rate Master Table

(OP)

Thanks Duane, I will try that approach. It should work.

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