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2585414 - Making Termination Date Field Non mandatory


  • Can the 'Termination Date' field be made as non-mandatory?
  • Can you manipluate the "Termination Date" Field?
  • Can a user terminate themself, and then manipulate the Termination Date field after triggering the 'Termination' action?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • Employee Central


For temination date there is not TimeIn Calculation occuring, and is automatically filled with the effective start date in case a job info record is created/changed/deleted depending on the event.


  • The "Termination Date" field can not be made as a non-mandatory field
  • In case the Job Info’s effective start date is changed in a record (for the hire date/termination date /leave of absence start date/leave of absence return date) is newly set according to the new effective start date
  • In Job Info History, the date fields are propagated to future records until a new record with a suitable event (Hire, Rehire, Termination, Leave of Absence, Return to Work) is created
  • In case a job info record is deleted, the date fields are propagated from the “closest underlying” job info records
  • XML for the Termination Date Field:


    <hris-field field max-length="128" id="terminationDate" visibility="view">
    <label>Termination Date</label>


See Also

For more information about the field behaviors, please reference the Guide found Here


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