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2738941 - There is already another record with the same start date when rehiring with new employment


You are trying to rehire an employee with new employment and when clicking on "submit"

you are receiving the below error: There is already another record with the same start date 

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central (EC) - All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Chose any active employee;
  2. Create a future dated record for personal information adding Global Assignment information for any country;
  3. Terminate the employee with effective date 1 day before the effective date of the record in step 2;
  4. Now go to Add New Employee;
  5. Fill the basic information to be able to use the accept match;
  6. When accepting the match, select Rehire With New Employment;
  7. Fill all the required data for all the sessions and when clicking in submit you get the error documented;



Possible defect


  • This issue is currently being investigated by our Development team
  • There is  target fix date: B2005  with release note:ECT-111717

Employee Central Support Engineer Team Action:

  1. Please refer to Internal Meno


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