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3403847 - Hire Date of Primary Assignment Cannot Be Changed to Past Date Using Hire Date Correction Tool - 2H 2023


For Concurrent employments with same Hire Date, the hire date of primary employment cannot be changed to a past date using Hire Date Correction.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Concurrent Employment

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Employee has 2 employments with same recruit date (say 20th Oct 2011)
  2. Via Recruit Date Correction, the primary employment’s start date needs to be changed to 19th Oct 2011 from 20th Oct 2011
  3. On save ->  error occurs: “Please make sure that the start date is not before the recruit date”


  • Product Engineering is investigating a solution.
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See Also


KI2311, 2H 2023, b2311, Please make sure that the start date is not before the recruit date, hire date correction, recruit date correction, concurrent employment, primary assignment, INC6652097
, KBA , LOD-SF-EC-CON , Concurrent Employment , Bug Filed


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