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2479753 - Terminating Main Employment for Concurrent Employment


How to terminate the main employment of an employment and setting concurrent employment as the new main employment.

In cases where an employee has one or more concurrent employments, you may want to terminate the main employment and set one of the concurrent employments as the new main employment. If the first employment is terminated (even if it isn't the primary employment), the employee can no longer log into the system until this first employment is rehired, no matter if there are still active employments.

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  1. Navigate to the Employee's Profile;
  2. Click Take Action -->Terminate/Retire.
  3. In the Terminate/Retire screen, in the New Main Employment field, select one of the concurrent employments.

NOTE : The New Main Employment field is only visible if there are two or more active employments. Otherwise the only possible active employment will be defaulted during the Termination (although not visible), but will be displayed in Workflow Details Page. See different scenarios below:

Two Active Employments

While terminating the main assignment, there is no option to select the "New Main Employment".


However, the "New Main Employment" field will show in the Workflow Details Page:


Three or More Active Employments

While terminating the main assignment, the field "New Main Employment" will be shown and one of the active assignments in the dropdown need to be selected.



Once your changes are saved, the selected concurrent employment is set as the new main employment. You can see this by checking the data of the secondary assignment in the Manage Data screen.


Termination on Concurrent Employment; "New Main Employment"; Two or more active assignments. , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-CON , Concurrent Employment , LOD-SF-EC-TER , Termination Details , How To


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