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2655350 - How to Associate a workflow to an Employee Benefit Claim


  • How can I attach a workflow to an employees claim benefit, so it can get approved?
  • Can Benefit claims get approval via the use of a workflow?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • Employee Central


  1. Go to Admin Center and Select 'Manage Data'
  2. Select the workflow relevant for the benefit in Claim Workflow Field
  3. Create a new Business Rule (Something similar to below), this will enable the workflow for an employee benefit claim
  4. Navigate to Admin Center > Configure Object Definition > Select 'Benefit Employee Claim Object' from the drop down menu
  5. Take Action > Make Correction
  6. Scroll down to the rules section > Add the newly created rule to the 'Validate Rules' section
  7. Scroll up, and change the 'Pending Data Field' to 'Yes'
    • This will enable the workflow and associate workflow status to the object in your system
  8. Click Save


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