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3492110 - Incorrect effective date in the new hire workflow screen for custom MDF


On the workflow approval screen, the effective date of the custom MDF objects is showing incorrect. It gets automatically corrected as hire date upon approval of the workflow. 


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create custom MDF objects in Hire template.
  2. Initiate the hire and submit.
  3. Go to Manage workflow request.
  4. Check workflow for the sample user.
  5. Notice that the effective date of the custom MDF objects is showing different than the hire date. 
  6. Approve the workflow and then check the details in the employee profile. 
  7. The effective date is reflecting same as hire date. 


Engineering is investigating on the issue. The KBA will be updated with progress from the engineering ticket.


KI2405, b2405, custom MDF objects, custom portlet, workflow effective dates, new hire workflow, INC8777185, add new hire.  , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-WFL , Workflows - Configuration, Tools, Objects & Rules , Bug Filed


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