United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport



 UN/EDIFACT

Message Type : WKGRDC Version : D Release : 15B Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 2 Date : 2016-01-11 SOURCE: TBG11 Social Security, Employment and Education CONTENTS Work grant decision message 0. INTRODUCTION 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition 1.2 Field of application 1.3 Principles 2. REFERENCES 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification 4.1.1 Header section 4.1.2 Detail section 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) 4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table --------------------------------------------------------------------------- For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0. INTRODUCTION This specification provides the definition of the Work grant decision message (WKGRDC) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition A message specifying details of decisions of the governmental agency to an employer relating to a work grant request or permit for one or more workers. 1.2 Field of application The Work grant decision message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry. 1.3 Principles The intention of the message is to provide detailed information and decisions of the governmental agency relating to a previous single work grant request message. A Work Grant Decision Message is transmitted from the governmental agency to an employer. A Work Grant Decision Message contains detailed information about the worker, the detail of the decision, the acceptance or the rejection and the reasons for the decision in case of a rejection. A Work Grant Decision Message may contain the full textual information of the decision. A Work Grant Decision Message also contains information of the profession and the place of work. A Work Grant Decision Message may also contain information and decisions relating to work grant requests for one or more workers. 2. REFERENCES See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1. 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2. 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements. The following guidelines and principles apply to the whole message and are intended to facilitate the understanding and implementation of the message: All specified dates and times should be in the format 'yymmdd' or 'hhmm' unless all parties involved in the transaction agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format. Periods should be specified as whole numbers representing the required period as indicated in the format qualifier (weeks, months, etc.)