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3467375 - Workflow Does not Trigger While Importing Recurring pay component


Workflow Does not Trigger While Importing Recurring pay component

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Employee Data Import
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Workflows

Reproducing the Issue

  • Workflow configured with Non-Recurring Pay Component:
  • Go to import employee data
  • select Recurring Pay Component
  • Import successful without any workflow 


Currently it is not supporting


Currently Recurring Pay Component import with workflow it is not supporting

Please refer to below support entities

Workflows configured with Job History:

  • All workflows are triggered when data is imported in Incremental Load mode only.

Termination Details

  • When terminating the employment a user on a global assignment, the system now uses the End Global Assignment workflow rather than the Termination workflow as was previously done.

Workflow configured with Non-Recurring Pay Component:

  • A workflow is created for each record resulting in multiple records being processed for a user. Without Centralized services setting enabled, a workflow would be created for only one user record. The remaining records for the user will not be processed.

FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get information on this from the Guide?

A) Guide: Mass Changes in Employee Central

     Guide -    Implementing and Managing Workflows 

See Also

  • 2442339 - Hire workflow on import
  • 2546341 - Which HRIS elements support workflows on import 
  • 2441320 - Trigger Workflow Import


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