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2723297 - 'Your changes cannot be saved because they are not consistent with existing employee times' error when making changes to time off fields in job information

Symptom

When making changes to job information time-recording variant field an error occurs 'Your changes cannot be saved because they are not consistent with existing employee times'

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Environment

Success Factors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to an employee's profile

2. Make changes to time recording variant and other associated fields in job information portlet

3. Error occurs

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Cause

This is because there are leave bookings after the effective date of the job information change that are not consistent with the new time information fields. The new time recording variant is 'Clock Times' but the leaves were booked with the variant 'Duration'.

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Resolution

To make the change, all the leave bookings after the effective date of the change should be cancelled. After cancelling the leave bookings, the changes can be made and the employee needs to book the leaves again on the cancelled days, as per the new time information

Keywords

Time Recording Variant, Time Profile, Employee Time, Time Off, Error, Consistent, Job Information, Employee Central , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-TIM , Time-Off , LOD-SF-EC-JOB , Job Information & Propagation XML , LOD-SF-EC-TMS , Time Sheet , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions