While Defining A Employee, Its Giving Error That 'You Must Specify A Valid Gender For A New Employee (Doc ID 2268684.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While defining a employee, it is giving an error: 'You must specify a valid gender for a new employee."
The business does not wish use the gender field so, want this field to be optional.
Even when we select the gender as 'Unknown' which is from the LoV , this error is still received.


ERROR
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APP-Pay-06815 You must specify a valid gender for a new employee.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. CA HR Manager > People > Enter and Maintain
2. Fill in the fields to enter an employee but leave gender as default
3. Save and receive the error.

Cause

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