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2419119 - Compensation - Error: "Failed to save compensation data" when publishing to Employee Central


When publishing to EC you are receiving an email notification stating the following:

failed to save compensation data

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The error is located on the "Used for Comp Planning" field within the Pay Components we are trying to publish, as more than one Pay Components have been defined as "Comp" or "Both".

Only one Pay Component can be assigned with this value or publishing from Compensation to Employee Central will result in errors.

This can be checked by going into "Manage Organization, Pay and Job Structures" from Admin Center> Employee Files.


used for comp planning

If this is logged to support the error can be located within the logs by checking for EMPFILE_HRIS_ALREADY_USED_FOR_COMP_PLANNING

See Also

2383840 - Compensation Information is not publishing to Employee Central

2419116 - Compensation - Generating custom Publish dates for Recurring and Non-Recurring Components in Employee Central

2419121 - Compensation - Error: "User does not have a default pay component for compensation. Please specify componentCode in output mapping" when publishing to EC


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