Single Incumbent Position : You cannot add another assignment to this position Error During Overlapping Period if New Assignment (Doc ID 2111254.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1 HRMS RUP5 version, Person / Assignment Issues

Overlap Position Functionality is not working as expected.
When attempting to assign a worker to a single incumbent position, the following error occurs despite implementation of the steps provided in Oracle Documentation: Overlap Position Functionality (Doc ID 1558733.1)

You cannot add another assignment to this position. The position type is single incumbent and an assignment already exists for it

 

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

1. HRMS Manager
2. Workstructure > Position
3. Implement Overlap Information for position 3481.Manager.HR Support Services

Position form
Start Date: 01-JAN-1900
Date effective Name: 19140.Senior System Developer
Type Single Incumbent
 

Hiring Information
FTE 1
Headcount 1
Overlap: Duration 3 months

Extra Position Information
Type: Overlap Information
Extra Position Information
 Overlap Start Date: 01-DEC-2015
 Overlap End Date: 28-FEB-2016

4. HMRS Manager
5. People > Enter and Maintain
6. Emp#813862: On 01-AUG-2015, assign this worker on blank position.
   Result: Emp#813862is assigned to 19140.Senior System Developer position from 01-AUG-2015
7. Assign another worker to 3481.Manager.HR Support Services position on from 01-DEC-2015
8. Receive the error.



Cause

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