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You can define labor class, shift, and union objects that can be applied to timesheets and used to determine billing rates and markups for employees.


Labor Classes

Get labor Class Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the labor class object:

<lookup>
    <object>LABORCLASS</object>
</lookup>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORCLASS

Query and List Labor Classes

query

List the record number, labor class ID, and name for each labor class:

<query>
    <object>LABORCLASS</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>LABORCLASSID</field>
        <field>NAME</field>
    </select>
</query>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORCLASS
filter Optional object Filter expression to limit the response to only objects that match the expression. Check the value of a single field using operators such as equalto/like, or multiple fields using and/or. Query fields on related objects using the dot operator (for example, VENDOR.CREDITLIMIT on APBILL).
select Required sequence The names of the fields that you want included in the response, and an optional aggregate function such as count or sum. Returning all fields is not supported.
orderby Optional object Provide an order element with a field name and choose an ascending or descending sort order, for example:
<order>
  <field>RECORDNO</field>
  <descending/>
</order>
options Optional object Query options:
  • Set the caseinsensitive element to true for a case-insensitive query
     <caseinsensitive>true</caseinsensitive>
  • In a multi-entity company, set the showprivate element to true to query data in private entities:
     <showprivate>true</showprivate>
  • Specify the returnformat for the response: xml (default), json, or csv
     <returnformat>json</returnformat>
pagesize Optional integer Maximum number of matching objects to return in the response, between 1 and 2000 items (Default: 100)
offset Optional integer Point at which to start indexing into records (Default: 0)

Query and List Labor Classes (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>LABORCLASS</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query/>
</readByQuery>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORCLASS
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to list. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
query Required string SQL-like query based on fields on the object. The following operators are supported: <, >, >=, <=, =, like, not like, in, not in, IS NOT NULL, IS NULL, AND, OR. Illegal XML characters must be properly encoded, and single quotes must be escaped with backslashes ('Jane\'s Deli'). Joins are not supported.
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 1000 items (Default: 100)

Get a Labor Class

read

<read>
    <object>LABORCLASS</object>
    <keys>66</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORCLASS
keys Required string Comma-separated list of RECORDNO of the labor class to get.
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields.
returnFormat Optional string Data format for the response body:
  • xml (default)
  • json
  • csv

Get a Labor Class by ID

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>LABORCLASS</object>
    <keys>PCO-66</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORCLASS
keys Required string Comma-separated list of LABORCLASSID of the labor class to get.
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields.
returnFormat Optional string Data format for the response body:
  • xml (default)
  • json
  • csv

Create Labor Class

create

<create>
    <LABORCLASS>
        <LABORCLASSID>LC001</LABORCLASSID>
        <NAME>Labor Class 001</NAME>
        <DESCRIPTION>Supervisors</DESCRIPTION>
    </LABORCLASS>
</create>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
LABORCLASS Required object Object type to create.

LABORCLASS

Name Required Type Description
LABORCLASSID Required string User-defined unique ID of the labor class.
NAME Required string Name of the labor class.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description of the labor class.
STATUS Optional enum Whether this labor class is active and can be assigned to employees.
  • active (default)
  • inactive
Custom field name varies varies Up to 25 custom field names and values as defined for this object.
For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Update a Labor Class

update

<update>
    <LABORCLASS>
        <LABORCLASSID>PCO-66</LABORCLASSID>
        <NAME>Labor Class 001b</NAME>
    </LABORCLASS>
</update>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
LABORCLASS Required object Object type to update.

LABORCLASS

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Required string RECORDNO of the labor class to update. Required if not including LABORCLASSID.
LABORCLASSID Optional string LABORCLASSID of the labor class to update. Required if not including RECORDNO.
NAME Optional string Name of the labor class.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description of the labor class.
STATUS Optional enum Whether this labor class is active and can be assigned to employees.
  • active (default)
  • inactive
Custom field name varies varies Up to 25 custom field names and values as defined for this object.
For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Delete Labor Class

delete

<delete>
    <object>LABORCLASS</object>
    <keys>66</keys>
</delete>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORCLASS
keys Required string Comma-separated list of RECORDNO of the labor class to delete.

Labor Shifts

Get labor Shift Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the labor shift object:

<lookup>
    <object>LABORSHIFT</object>
</lookup>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORSHIFT

Query and List Labor Shifts

query

List the record number, name, and labor shift ID for each labor shift:

<query>
    <object>LABORSHIFT</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>LABORSHIFTID</field>
        <field>NAME</field>
    </select>
</query>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORSHIFT
filter Optional object Filter expression to limit the response to only objects that match the expression. Check the value of a single field using operators such as equalto/like, or multiple fields using and/or. Query fields on related objects using the dot operator (for example, VENDOR.CREDITLIMIT on APBILL).
select Required sequence The names of the fields that you want included in the response, and an optional aggregate function such as count or sum. Returning all fields is not supported.
orderby Optional object Provide an order element with a field name and choose an ascending or descending sort order, for example:
<order>
  <field>RECORDNO</field>
  <descending/>
</order>
options Optional object Query options:
  • Set the caseinsensitive element to true for a case-insensitive query
     <caseinsensitive>true</caseinsensitive>
  • In a multi-entity company, set the showprivate element to true to query data in private entities:
     <showprivate>true</showprivate>
  • Specify the returnformat for the response: xml (default), json, or csv
     <returnformat>json</returnformat>
pagesize Optional integer Maximum number of matching objects to return in the response, between 1 and 2000 items (Default: 100)
offset Optional integer Point at which to start indexing into records (Default: 0)

Query and List Labor Shifts (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>LABORSHIFT</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query/>
</readByQuery>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORSHIFT
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to list. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
query Required string SQL-like query based on fields on the object. The following operators are supported: <, >, >=, <=, =, like, not like, in, not in, IS NOT NULL, IS NULL, AND, OR. Illegal XML characters must be properly encoded, and single quotes must be escaped with backslashes ('Jane\'s Deli'). Joins are not supported.
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 1000 items (Default: 100)

Get a Labor Shift

read

<read>
    <object>LABORSHIFT</object>
    <keys>66</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORSHIFT
keys Required string Comma-separated list of RECORDNO of the labor shift to get.
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields.
returnFormat Optional string Data format for the response body:
  • xml (default)
  • json
  • csv

Get a Labor Shift by ID

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>LABORSHIFT</object>
    <keys>PCO-66</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORSHIFT
keys Required string Comma-separated list of LABORSHIFTID of the labor shift to get.
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields.
returnFormat Optional string Data format for the response body:
  • xml (default)
  • json
  • csv

Create Labor Shift

create

<create>
    <LABORSHIFT>
        <LABORSHIFTID>LS002</LABORSHIFTID>
        <NAME>Shift 2</NAME>
        <DESCRIPTION>Second shift (2pm-10pm)</DESCRIPTION>
    </LABORSHIFT>
</create>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
LABORSHIFT Required object Object type to create.

LABORSHIFT

Name Required Type Description
LABORSHIFTID Required string User-defined unique ID of the labor shift.
NAME Required string Name of the labor shift.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description of the labor shift.
STATUS Optional enum Whether this labor shift is active and can be assigned to employees.
  • active (default)
  • inactive
Custom field name varies varies Up to 25 custom field names and values as defined for this object.
For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Update a Labor Shift

update

<update>
    <LABORSHIFT>
        <LABORSHIFTID>LS002</LABORSHIFTID>
        <DESCRIPTION>Second shift (1pm-9pm)</DESCRIPTION>
    </LABORSHIFT>
</update>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
LABORSHIFT Required object Object type to update.

LABORSHIFT

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Required string RECORDNO of the labor shift to update. Required if not including LABORSHIFTID.
LABORSHIFTID Optional string LABORSHIFTID of the labor shift to update. Required if not including RECORDNO.
NAME Optional string Name of the labor shift.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description of the labor shift.
STATUS Optional enum Whether this labor shift is active and can be assigned to employees.
  • active (default)
  • inactive
Custom field name varies varies Up to 25 custom field names and values as defined for this object.
For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Delete Labor Shift

delete

<delete>
    <object>LABORSHIFT</object>
    <keys>66</keys>
</delete>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORSHIFT
keys Required string Comma-separated list of RECORDNO of the labor shift to delete

Labor Unions

Get labor Union Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the labor union object:

<lookup>
    <object>LABORUNION</object>
</lookup>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORUNION

Query and List Labor Unions

query

List the record number, name, and labor union ID for each labor union:

<query>
    <object>LABORUNION</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>LABORUNIONID</field>
        <field>NAME</field>
    </select>
</query>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORUNION
filter Optional object Filter expression to limit the response to only objects that match the expression. Check the value of a single field using operators such as equalto/like, or multiple fields using and/or. Query fields on related objects using the dot operator (for example, VENDOR.CREDITLIMIT on APBILL).
select Required sequence The names of the fields that you want included in the response, and an optional aggregate function such as count or sum. Returning all fields is not supported.
orderby Optional object Provide an order element with a field name and choose an ascending or descending sort order, for example:
<order>
  <field>RECORDNO</field>
  <descending/>
</order>
options Optional object Query options:
  • Set the caseinsensitive element to true for a case-insensitive query
     <caseinsensitive>true</caseinsensitive>
  • In a multi-entity company, set the showprivate element to true to query data in private entities:
     <showprivate>true</showprivate>
  • Specify the returnformat for the response: xml (default), json, or csv
     <returnformat>json</returnformat>
pagesize Optional integer Maximum number of matching objects to return in the response, between 1 and 2000 items (Default: 100)
offset Optional integer Point at which to start indexing into records (Default: 0)

Query and List Labor Unions (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>LABORUNION</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query/>
</readByQuery>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORUNION
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to list. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
query Required string SQL-like query based on fields on the object. The following operators are supported: <, >, >=, <=, =, like, not like, in, not in, IS NOT NULL, IS NULL, AND, OR. Illegal XML characters must be properly encoded, and single quotes must be escaped with backslashes ('Jane\'s Deli'). Joins are not supported.
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 1000 items (Default: 100)

Get a Labor Union

read

<read>
    <object>LABORUNION</object>
    <keys>66</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORUNION
keys Required string Comma-separated list of RECORDNO of the labor union to get.
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields.
returnFormat Optional string Data format for the response body:
  • xml (default)
  • json
  • csv

Get a Labor Union by ID

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>LABORUNION</object>
    <keys>PCO-66</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORUNION
keys Required string Comma-separated list of LABORUNIONID of the labor union to get.
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields.
returnFormat Optional string Data format for the response body:
  • xml (default)
  • json
  • csv

Create Labor Union

create

<create>
    <LABORUNION>
        <LABORUNIONID>IBEWC</LABORUNIONID>
        <NAME>International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers</NAME>
        <DESCRIPTION>IBEW - Chicago</DESCRIPTION>
    </LABORUNION>
</create>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
LABORUNION Required object Object type to create.

LABORUNION

Name Required Type Description
LABORUNIONID Required string User-defined unique ID of the labor union.
NAME Required string Name of the labor union.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description of the labor union.
STATUS Optional enum Whether this labor union is active and can be assigned to employees.
  • active (default)
  • inactive
Custom field name varies varies Up to 25 custom field names and values as defined for this object.
For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Update a Labor Union

update

<update>
    <LABORUNION>
        <LABORUNIONID>IBEWC</LABORUNIONID>
        <DESCRIPTION>IBEW - Central</DESCRIPTION>
    </LABORUNION>
</update>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
LABORUNION Required object Object type to update.

LABORUNION

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Required string RECORDNO of the labor union to update. Required if not including LABORUNIONID.
LABORUNIONID Optional string LABORUNIONID of the labor union to update. Required if not including RECORDNO.
NAME Optional string Name of the labor union.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description of the labor unio .
STATUS Optional enum Whether this labor union is active and can be assigned to employees.
  • active (default)
  • inactive
Custom field name varies varies Up to 25 custom field names and values as defined for this object.
For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Delete Labor Union

delete

<delete>
    <object>LABORUNION</object>
    <keys>66</keys>
</delete>
Parameters
Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use LABORUNION.
keys Required string Comma-separated list of RECORDNO of the labor union to delete.

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