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HCM Data Loader Error: There Is No Primary Assignment for the Work Relationship While Uploading Pending Worker (Doc ID 2432998.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When uploading Pending Worker using HCM Data Loader (HDL), the following error occurs:

There is no primary assignment for the work relationship. (PER-1531650)

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into Fusion Applications
2. Navigate to Data Exchange work area
3. Navigate to Import and Load Data
4. Upload the file and the load fails with the above error


From Release 13 onward, as per new design, pending worker will be added in the system with work relationship primary flag set as N. This is true even if no other work relationship exists for the worker; it will always be created as non primary work relationship (WR).

More details on the primary flags behavior are available here.


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