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3344421 - Error 'The end time must be later than the start time if the next day is selected' while requesting an absence

Symptom

You have noticed that, for Time Profiles with the Time Recording Variant set to 'Clock Times', upon requesting a leave, the error 'The end time must be later than the start time if the next day is selected' is being thrown.

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Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

1. The leave is being requested on Day 5, which is a Friday according to the Work Schedule logic:

2. Upon checking the Work Schedule, on day 5, the Day Model '0701_test' is selected:

3. On this Day Model, there are no records of Start Time (10 P.M) and End Time (7 A.M) falling between the requested hours

4. Upon requesting the leave, you notice that the error is being thrown:

Cause

Expected behavior.

Resolution

You cannot request an absence outside of working hours with Clock Times selected as the Time Recording Variant.

If it is required to request Time Off for these employees outside of business hours, please create a new Time Type or assign an existing one to the employees' Time Profile.

See Also

Work Schedule Day Model | SAP Help Portal

Keywords

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Product

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