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2412557 - Workflow does not respect permissions


Some fields in Job Information and Compensation Information are not permissioned for managers but when a workflow is triggered and the manager checks the workflow request he can see all fields.



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  • Employee Central - Workflows

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Workflow is set up correctly  - Respect Permission is set to Yes.


  1. The manager checks the workflow request and is able to see the fields 



Role-based permissions are NOT supported for the following:

● New Hire/Rehire

● Global Assignment

● Concurrent Employment

● Pension Payout

● Dependents

● Work Permit

● Workflow Foundation Object


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