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2352827 - Error Message "Time hire failed" while Closing a Time Account Assigned to an Employee


When you try to close a Time Account assigned to an Employee, system throws below error message:

Time hire failed

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Time Administration work center
  2. Go to Employees view
  3. Edit an Employee
  4. Go to Time Account Balances tab
  5. Select the Time Account
  6. Select Close Account button


The cause for the issue is that the time hire was either cancelled or was not performed and hence there is a task in process. In the work view of the Time Administration work center there will be a task that is pending for the employee.


Complete the task and try closing the account.


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