TriNet uses standard codes in dropdowns to standardize data. TriNet APIs will require and return these codes instead of descriptive names.

Below is a list of codes and their meanings for commonly-used fields.

  1. Employee Status
  2. Gender
  3. Marital Status
  4. Media Type
  5. Military Status
  6. Ethnicity
  7. Country
  8. Access Type
  9. Relationship
  10. FLSA Code
  11. Employment Type
  12. Compensation Type
  13. Pay Frequency
  14. Earnings Type
  15. Special Payment
  16. Payment Method
  17. Delivery Method

 

Employee Status

 

Code Description
A Active
D Deceased
L

Leave of Absence

P Leave with Pay
S Suspended
T Terminated
U Terminated with Pay
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"A",
      "value":"Active",
    },
    {
      "key":"D",
      "value":"Deceased",
    },
    {
      "key":"L",
      "value":"Leave of Absence",
    },
    {
      "key":"P",
      "value":"Leave with Pay",
    },
    {
      "key":"S",
      "value":"Suspended",
    },
    {
      "key":"T",
      "value":"Terminated",
    },
    {
      "key":"U",
      "value":"Terminated with Pay",
    }
  ]
}

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Gender

Code Description
F Female
M Male
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"F",
      "value":"Female",
    },
    {
      "key":"M",
      "value":"Male",
    }
  ]
}

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Marital Status

Code Description
C Common Law
D Divorced
E Separated
H Head of Household
M Married
P Civil Partnership
S Single
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"C",
      "value":"Common Law",
    },
    {
      "key":"D",
      "value":"Divorced",
   },
    {
      "key":"E",
      "value":"Separated",
    },
    {
      "key":"H",
      "value":"Head of Household",
   },
    {
      "key":"M",
      "value":"Married",
   },
    {
      "key":"P",
      "value":"Civil Partnership",
    },
    {
      "key":"S",
      "value":"Single",
    }
  ]
}

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Media Type

Code Description
Email Email Address
Phone Telephone
Cellular Cellular Phone
Fax Fax Number
Pager Pager Number
Telex Telex
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"Email",
      "value":"E-mail Address",
    },
    {
      "key":"Phone",
      "value":"Telephone",
    },
    {
      "key":"Cellular",
      "value":"Cellular Phone",
    },
    {
      "key":"Fax",
      "value":"Fax Number",
    },
    {
      "key":"Pager",
      "value":"Pager",
    },
    {
      "key":"Telex",
      "value":"Telex",
    }
  ]
}

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Military Status

Code Description
1 Not indicated
2

No Military Service

3 Veteran of the Vietnam Era
4 Other Protected Veteran
5 Active Reserve
6 Inactive Reserve
7 Retired Military
8 Veteran (VA Ineligible)
9 Vietnam & Other Protected Vet
B Pre-Vietnam-Era Veteran
N Not a Vietnam-Era Veteran
P Post-Vietnam-Era Veteran
V Vietnam-Era Veteran
X Not a Veteran
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"1",
      "value":"Not indicated",
    },
    {
      "key":"2",
      "value":"No Military Service",
    },
    {
      "key":"3",
      "value":"Veteran of the Vietnam Era",
    },
    {
      "key":"4",
      "value":"Other Protected Veteran",
    },
    {
      "key":"5",
      "value":"Active Reserve",
    },
    {
      "key":"6",
      "value":"Inactive Reserve",
    },
    {
      "key":"7",
      "value":"Retired Military",
    },
    {
      "key":"8",
      "value":"Veteran (VA Ineligible)",
    },
    {
      "key":"9",
      "value":"Vietnam & Other Protected Vet",
    },
    {
      "key":"B",
      "value":"Pre-Vietnam-Era Veteran",
    },
    {
      "key":"N",
      "value":"Not a Vietnam-Era Veteran",
    },
    {
      "key":"P",
      "value":"Post-Vietnam-Era Veteran",
    },
    {
      "key":"V",
      "value":"Vietnam-Era Veteran",
    },
    {
      "key":"X",
      "value":"Not a Veteran",
    }
  ]
}

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Ethnicity

Code Description
HISPA Hispanic/Latino
WHITE White (Not Hispanic or Latino)
BLACK Black/African American (Not Hispanic or Latino)
PACIF Native Hawaiian/Other Pac Island (Not Hispanic or Latino)
ASIAN Asian (Not Hispanic or Latino)
AMIND American Indian/Alaska Native (Not Hispanic or Latino)
TWO Two or More Races (Not Hispanic or Latino)
NSPEC Decline to Specify
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"HISPA",
      "value":"Hispanic/Latino",
    },
    {
      "key":"WHITE",
      "value":"White (Not Hispanic or Latino)",
    },
    {
      "key":"BLACK",
      "value":"Black/African American (Not Hispanic or Latino)",
    },
    {
      "key":"PACIF",
      "value":"Native Hawaiian/Other Pac Island (Not Hispanic or Latino)",
    },
    {
      "key":"ASIAN",
      "value":"Asian (Not Hispanic or Latino)",
    },
    {
      "key":"AMIND",
      "value":"American Indian/Alaska Native (Not Hispanic or Latino)",
    },
    {
      "key":"TWO",
      "value":"Two or More Races (Not Hispanic or Latino)",
    },
    {
      "key":"NSPEC",
      "value":"Decline to Specify",
    }
  ]
}

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Country

Code Description
CA Canada
US United States of America
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"CA",
      "value":"Canada",
    },
    {
      "key":"US",
      "value":"United States of America",
    }
  ]
}

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Access Type

Code Description
Work Work
Emerg Emergency
Home Home
Other Other
Work2 Second Work
Campus Campus
Drom Dormitory
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"Work",
      "value":"Work",
    },
    {
      "key":"Emerg",
      "value":"Emergency",
    },
    {
      "key":"Home",
      "value":"Home",
    },
    {
      "key":"Other",
      "value":"Other",
    },
    {
      "key":"Work2",
      "value":"Second Work",
    },
    {
      "key":"Campus",
      "value":"Campus",
    },
    {
      "key":"Dorm",
      "value":"Dormitory",
    }
  ]
}

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Relationship

Code Description
NA Domestic Partner Adult
NC Domestic Partner Child
R Other Relative
SB Sibling
C Child
T Estate/Trust
P Parent
X Ex Spouse
PI Parent-In-Law
FC Foster Child
FR Friend
GC Grandchild
GP Grandparent
N Neighbor
O Other
RC Recognized Child
RO Roommate
SP Spouse
E Employee
OC Other Child
SC Step Child
SL Self
XN Ex-Domestic Partner
QA Qualified Domestic Partner Adult
QC Qualified Domestic Partner Child
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"NA",
      "value":"Domestic Partner Adult",
    },
    {
      "key":"NC",
      "value":"Domestic Partner Child",
    },
    {
      "key":"R",
      "value":"Other Relative",
    },
    {
      "key":"SB",
      "value":"Sibling",
    },
    {
      "key":"C",
      "value":"Child",
    },
    {
      "key":"T",
      "value":"Estate/Trust",
    },
    {
      "key":"P",
      "value":"Parent",
    },
    {
      "key":"X",
      "value":"ExSpouse",
    },
    {
      "key":"PI",
      "value":"Parent-In-Law",
    },
    {
      "key":"FC",
      "value":"Foster Child",
    },
    {
      "key":"FR",
      "value":"Friend",
    },
    {
      "key":"GC",
      "value":"Grandchild",
    },
    {
      "key":"GP",
      "value":"Grand Parent",
    },
    {
      "key":"N",
      "value":"Neighbor",
    },
    {
      "key":"O",
      "value":"Other",
    },
    {
      "key":"RC",
      "value":"Recognized Child",
    },
    {
      "key":"RO",
      "value":"Roommate",
    },
    {
      "key":"SP",
      "value":"Spouse",
    },
    {
      "key":"E",
      "value":"Employee",
    },
    {
      "key":"OC",
      "value":"Other Child",
    },
    {
      "key":"SC",
      "value":"Step Child",
    },
    {
      "key":"SL",
      "value":"Self",
    },
    {
      "key":"XN",
      "value":"ExDomestic Partner",
    },
    {
      "key":"QA",
      "value":"Qualified Domestic Partner Adult",
    },
    {
      "key":"QC",
      "value":"Qualified Domestic Partner Child",
    }
  ]
}

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FLSA Code

Code Description
C Computer Professional-Exempt
Z Computer Professional-Non-Exempt
T Exempt
N Non-Exempt
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"C",
      "value":"Computer Prof-Exempt"
    },
    {
      "key":"Z",
      "value":"Computer Prof-Non Exempt"
    },
    {
      "key":"T",
      "value":"Exempt"
    },
    {
      "key":"N",
      "value":"Non-Exempt"
    }
  ]
}

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Employment Type

Code Description
F Full Time
P Part Time
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"F",
      "value":"Full Time"
    },
    {
      "key":"P",
      "value":"Part Time"
    }
  ]
}

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Compensation Type

Code Description
A Annual
H Hourly
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"A",
      "value":"Annual"
    },
    {
      "key":"H",
      "value":"Hourly"
    }
  ]
}

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Pay Frequency

Code Description
First 1st payroll of Month
Second 2nd payroll of Month
FristSecond 1st & 2nd payrolls of Month
Every Every Payroll
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"First",
      "value":"1st payroll of Month"
    },
    {
      "key":"Second",
      "value":"2nd payroll of Month"
    },
    {
      "key":"FirstSecond",
      "value":"1st & 2nd payrolls of Month"
    },
    {
      "key":"Every",
      "value":"Every Payroll"
    }
  ]
}
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Earnings Type

Code Description
BA Benefits Allowance
BNT Bonus II - Sup
BNI Bonus Incentive
CMV Minimum Wage Top Up
22 Phone - Non-Taxable
FL Forgiven Loan
V13 Parking Allowance
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"BA",
      "value":"Benefits Allowance"
    },
    {
      "key":"BNT",
      "value":"Bonus II - Sup"
    },
    {
      "key":"BNI",
      "value":"Bonus Incentive"
    },
    {
      "key":"CMW",
      "value":"Minimum Wage Top Up"
    },
    {
      "key":"22",
      "value":"Phone-Non Taxable"
    },
    {
      "key":"FL",
      "value":"Forgiven Loan"
    },
    {
      "key":"V13",
      "value":"Parking Allowance"
    }
  ]
}

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Special Payment

Code Description
MVT Moving Expense - Taxable
RLN Relocation - Non-Taxable
ER Education Reimbursement Non-Taxable
S16 Shift 16 11
S17 Shift 17 7
BC Bonus Commuter Aggregate
123 SFS
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"MVT",
      "value":"Moving Expense - Taxable"
    },
    {
      "key":"RLN",
      "value":"Relocation - Non Taxable"
    },
    {
      "key":"ER",
      "value":"Educational Reimb Non-Taxable"
    },
    {
      "key":"S16",
      "value":"Shift 16 11"
    },
    {
      "key":"S17",
      "value":"Shift 17 7"
    },
    {
      "key":"BC",
      "value":"Bonus Commuter Aggregate"
    },
    {
      "key":"123",
      "value":"SFS"
    }
  ]
}

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Payment Method

Code Description
Check_Home Live Check - Home
Check_Office Live Check - Office
Dir_Dep Direct Deposit
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"Check_Home",
      "value":"Live Check - Home"
    },
    {
      "key":"Check_Office",
      "value":"Live Check - Office"
    },
    {
      "key":"Dir_Dep",
      "value":"Direct Deposit"
    }
  ]
}

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Delivery Method

Code Description
FEDEX FedEx
MAIL Regular Mail
{
  "data":[
    {
      "key":"FEDEX",
      "value":"FedEx"
    },
    {
      "key":"MAIL",
      "value":"Regular Mail"
    }
  ]
}

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