Unable to Terminate Employee Occupying a Previously Occupied Position - You Cannot Add Another Assignment to This Position. The Position Type Is a Single Incumbent and an Assignment Already Exists for It. (Doc ID 2039310.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to terminate an employee the following error occurs.

Error: You cannot add another assignment to this position. The Position
Type is a single incumbent and an assignment already exists for it.

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

1. XX HRMS Manager > People > Enter and Maintain

2. Query in an employee to terminate > Others > End Employment

3. Enter termination details and terminate > error occurs.

Please note the issue can also occur when updating the supervisor of the assignment via SSHR. The issue does not happen in core HR. It appears that the issue will happen in SSHR if there are any updates being made to an assignment who has a single incumbent position via SSHR.


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