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2597834 - Error When Terminating - Unable to determine the EventReason for proposed changes - Employee Central


Receive an error message when attempting to terminate an employee. The error reads Unable to determine the EventReason for the proposed change(s).


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Search for an employee to terminate.
  2. Select Take Action -> Terminate.
  3. Select the required information.
  4. Attempt to save and the error is received.


 There is no Job Information record for this user.


Import Job history for the user with the relevant event reason (Hire, Concurrent employment etc). Once this has been completed, you will be able to terminate the employee.

See Also

2359587 - Termination error: Unable to determine the EventReason for proposed changes


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