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2518607 - Payment Information: Rule returns null for jobCountry when adding multiple records


A rule is configured to raise a message when Bank Country is not equal to Job country. It works fine when adding only one record. But it returns null for Job Country when adding multiple records.

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: Payment Information
SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: Business rule

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Configure a rule as the following:
  2. The rule is added to Payment Information Details object definition.
  3. It works fine when first record is added.
  4. If we add 2 or more records, the rule shows null for Job Country.


  1. Navigate to Admin Centre -> Configure Object Definitions
  2. Search for Payment Information Details
  3. Take Action -> Make Correction
  4. Click on Details of the field "parent"
  5. Change Visibility to "Read Only". Save the change
  6. Edit the IF condition as the following:
    if Payment Info country is not equal to Payment Info detail.parent.job country


validation composit , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-PAY , Payment Information (Bank Information) , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , LOD-SF-EC-RUL , DO NOT USE - Business Rules & Event Derivation , Problem


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