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2847273 - Time Sheet Validation : To check if overtime is recorded during scheduled working time


To check if overtime is recorded during cheduled working time

Working hours as per the work schedule is 08:00 to 17:00. User should not be allowed to submit an overtime during this window

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Employee Central Time Sheet


This can be implemented using time valuation concept

Step 1: Create a new time valuation object.

  • Valuation type should be Deduct Group from Input Groups.
  • Deduction group should be any time type group with category scheduled working time
  • Add any entry in time type group below.It can be a dummy group
  • Enter error flag and error message
  • Input time type group should be the group where you have configured overtime time type

Step 2: Add this time valuation object in the time recording profile

Here system will check your input and evaluates if its overlapping with the scheduled working time.

Time valuation COnfig.png

Check below error message.This user's working hours is 08:00 to 17:00 and trying to record overtime starting 14:00

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