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PERWSHRG Updating an Employee Assignment Errors with FRM-40735: ON-UPDATE Trigger Raised Unhandled Exception ORA-06502 (Doc ID 1293514.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to update an employee assignment, the following error occurs.

FRM-40735: ON-UPDATE trigger raised unhandled exception ORA-06502

ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error

APP-PER-52156: You cannot update this assignment with these details. To correct the original problem please query this assignment and reapply your change.


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

- A single employee with multiple assignments (this could be an employee with multiple employee assignments, or an Employee.Applicant)

Assignment > Create new from 01-DEC-2010
- At sysdate, both assignments are effective

- Attempt a DT update for a date earlier than sysdate on the Employee assignment (e.g. change hours), when the other assignment is not yet effective.

Date Track to 10-NOV-2010 > Assignment (1) Change any field -> Save -> Receive error



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