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MSS: Hire:mandatory Argument Step_id Value Cannot Be Null (Doc ID 1664881.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Applications 12.1.6

When attempting to Hire employee with a grade ladder after approval, the following WF error occurs.

 The mandatory argument step_id value cannot be null
Cause: The mandatory argument step_id has either not been specified or has been explicitly set to null in the API HR_SP_PLACEMENT_API .create_spinal_point_placement .
 Action: Either specify a value for the step_id argument which is not null or contact your local support representative.

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

1. Manager Self-Service /Hire
2. Enter personal information / Enter assignment information including grade ladder (progression points and criteria rates) with grade point
3. Click Next ... Click Submit
4. Approver logs in and clicks on approval notification / Clicks approve button WF error


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