Unable to End Date Grade Step Points, Error: "APP-PAY-07939: You cannot delete this step because employee assignments are using it as a special ceiling. First delete the special ceiling entries that use this grade step" (Doc ID 1073259.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to end date a grade step point, the following error occurs.


'APP-PAY-07939: You cannot delete this step because employee assignments are using it as a special ceiling. First delete the special ceiling entries that use this grade step.'



Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1.Attach a Special Ceiling Progression Point to an assignment from 01 Jan 2010.
2.Delete the Special Ceiling Progression Point as an update with an effective date 10 Jan 2010.
3.With effective date >= 10 Jan 2010, go to:
- Workstructures > Grade > Grade Steps and Points.
Query back the grade which the assignment is on and attempt to end date the step used above.

This will generate the following error message:

'APP-PAY-07939; You cannot delete this step because employee assignments are using it as a special ceiling. First delete the special ceiling entries that use this grade step.'

  

Cause

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