Unable to End-Date a Grade Step When Employee/Assignment Attached to Special Ceiling Step ID (GSP Error: APP-PAY-07939:You cannot delete this step because employee assignments are using it as a special ceiling)

(Doc ID 1959398.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 12, 2015

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

A requirement to remove employee assignments for a grade under step 5 but the entries do not let user remove the employee records as they appear for certain assignment period for the same grade but do not exist now.
When deleting the grade Step 5 user is receiving an error message:

 

ERROR
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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. XX HRMS Manager
     2. Work Structures
     3. Grade
     4. Grade Steps and Points


Cause

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