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3317184 - Users are not able to edit fields such as Start Date / Legal Entity / Event Reason - Onboarding


Before a patch/fix from March 2023, users without permissions for any entity opens new hire data review/personal data collection Page and can modify hire date, company and event Reason. Now the fields are ready-only.


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Missing set of permissions.


This was fixed by the engineering team with a patch and henceforth, the below permissions need to be provided to users who want to edit the fields (start date/legal entity/event reason):

  1. Employee Central Effective Dated Entities> jobInfo_event-reason and compInfo_event-reason >Edit/insert
  2. Employee Central Effective Dated Entities> Job Information> Legal entity >Edit/insert
  3. Employee Data> Start Date >Edit/insert
  4. Please do ensure that the candidate is in the target population of the role via which these permissions are granted

Important information: After providing the above permissions any candidate must be restarted for the fields to be editable.


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