1961483 - Error Message : Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

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1961483 - Error Message : Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

Symptom

Case 1.

While employee recording the time against project in the time sheet system throws an error message as Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

Case 2.

While approving the time records for the employee by the project manager system throws an error message as Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

Reproducing the Issue

Case 1.

  1. Go to Home work center.
  2. Choose the Self-Services view.
  3. Choose the Self-Services Overview.
  4. Choose Edit Time Sheet link.
  5. Here try to record the time aganist the project.
  6. Choose Save button.
  7. Choose Release button now system throws an error message as Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

OR

  1. Go to Project Team work center.
  2. Choose the Edit Time Sheet view under Common tasks.
  3. Here try to record the time aganist the project.
  4. Choose Save button.
  5. Choose Release button now system throws an error message as Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

Case 2.

  1. Go to the Project Management work center.
  2. Go to the Approvals view.
  3. Select the sub view Time Recordings.
  4. Select the relevant Time Record for specific employee.
  5. Select Approve button now system throws an error message as Labor resource assignment mandatory for project time confirmation on MM/DD/YYYY.

Cause

The job roles of the employee has been assigned to a specific cost center. However there is no Labour Resource is maintained with the combination of assigned job ID and employee associated cost center for specific time period.

How to check:

  1. Go to Personnel Administration work center.
  2. Choose the Employees view.
  3. Search th the employee XYZ (Represnts the employee ID or the Manger ID).
  4. Choose Edit button.
  5. The Personnel File employee XYZ will open.
  6. From General tab note down the assigned Cost Center for this employee.
  7. Go to Employement tab -> Organizational Assignment sub tab note down the assigned Job and Validity.
  1. Now go to the Cost and Revenue work center.
  2. Choose Master Data view.
  3. Choose Resources subview.
  4. Search with the Cost Center.
  5. Edit and check whetehr the assigned Job is maintained or not and the resource validity.

The employee XYZ was assigned to the ABC (Job Consultant) and he/she is assigned to Cost Center which is valid from MM/DD/YYYY. to MM/DD/YYYY there should be resource maintained with the combination of Job and Cost Center.

Resolution

Case 1 : System will not allow an employee to record the time against the project when there is no labor resource is maintained for the employee or when the maintained labor resource is not valid for the employee so please maintain the resource with a combination of assigned Job role and employee assigned Cost Center.

Case 2 : System will not allow the Project Manger to approve the time recording against project when there is no labor resource is maintained for Project Manger or when the maintained labor resource is not valid for the Project Manger  so please maintain the resource with a combination of assigned Job role and employee assigned Cost Center.

 Please follow the steps below to create resource with a combination of assigned Job role and employee assigned Cost Center.

  1. Go to Cost and Revenue work center.
  2. Choose Master Data view.
  3. Choose Resources subview.
  4. Search and select the resource ABC (Ex: Job Consultant).
  5. Choose Edit button.
  6. Go to the Valuation tab.
  7. Under all Cost Center Assignment, choose on Add Row.
  8. Enter the current cost center assigned to the employee or Manager XYZ.
  9. Enter a valid from date that starts before the period that Employee or Manger XYZ is entering times.
  10. Choose Save button.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-HR-TLM , Time and Labour Management , How To

Product

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