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1886775 - Error Registering Employee Time Type


You want to edit Time File for an employee, you include the Time Type as XXX - Actual hours worked, but you receive this error message:
Time type Actual hours worked only allowed for planned employee times

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Time Administration work center
  2. Go to Employees view
  3. Search Employee ID
  4. Click on Edit
  5. Go to the Employees Times Tab
  6. Click on Add Row
  7. Include your Start Date
  8. Include your End Date
  9. Under the column Time Type include your reference which is ABC-Actual hours worked
  10. You receive this error: Time type Actual hours worked only allowed for planned employee times


The error message is triggered because your Time Type which is ABC-Actual Hours Worked, is marked as Relevance for Work Schedule and planned working time category is maintained as Core Time in Business Configuration.


In order to do time recording for Time Type ABC-Actual Hours Worked planned working time category of this time type should be Productive Time and not Core Time.

Steps to change the Time Type:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view
  3. Select First Implementation
  4. Click on Open Activity List button
  5. Go to Fine-Tune phase
  6. Find activity Time Types – Mexico (If your scoped country is Mexico) and open it
  7. Click on Maintain Employee Time Types
  8. Under the column Time Type select ABC-Actual hours worked and change the Time Type Category from Core Time to Productive Time
  9. Save and Close


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


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