Shared HR - APP-PAY-07692 - Changing 'Employee Number' (Doc ID 1085862.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Apr-2015***


Symptoms

Shared HR

When user changes employee number (via Enter Person form - PERWSEMP)
ie. from XXXX/123 to XXXX/123/EX it take effect on form.
But when user tries to insert new person with number XXXX/123 they get an error: 'APP-PAY-07692: Employee Number already exists'.
Trying to find person with XXXX/123 number returns 0 rows.

expected behavior
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expect to be able to reuse an employee number when it was changed in the past

additional information
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customer found that in PER_ALL_PEOPLE_F table there is still an old record of the previous employee with number XXXX/123 and it should have number XXXX/123/EX.

Cause

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