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2790928 - Time Sheet Error : A Full Day Absence Exists For The Same Period As The Attendance

Symptom

While navigating through the Time Sheet, for one or more of the dates, the following Error message shows up:

"A full day absence exists for the same period as the Attendance on YYYY-MM-DD you have entered. You cannot create new time entries for YYYY-MM-DD when a full day absence already exists for that day."

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – Time Sheet

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Employee had a vacation approved on a specific date, Ex: June 22, 2023.
  2. Time Sheet data for this employee is imported for the same date without any errors.
  3. When opening the Time Sheet for that date: 22.06.2023 there is an error: 

A full day absence exists for the same period as the Attendance on 2023-06-22 you have entered. You cannot create new time entries for 2023-06-22 when a full day absence already exists for that day.

  1. The Error message is not cleared despite deleting the relevant Employee Time Sheet from Manage Time Off Structures.

Cause

This issue happens when the Time Sheet collisions are denied.

Resolution

  • Cancel the leave on June 22, 2023.

or

  • Delete the External Time Record by following the steps in KBA 2856879.

See Also

2510591 - Ability to Submit Additional Hours in Time Sheet on a Full day Absence Date

3147194 - How to check all Time Sheets assigned to one employee in a CSV file?

2856879 - How To Delete Time Sheet Data Processed Via External Time Data

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite all versions