Benefits Administration Error: Cannot Insert the Value NULL into Column, Table ; Column does not Allow Nulls. INSERT Fails.

(Doc ID 1072473.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Benefits Administration - Version 8.8 SP1 to 9.1 [Release 8.8 to 9.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Benefits Administration Open Enrollment Information Center > Troubleshooting Benefits Administration > Troubleshooting Benefits Administration Errors

When attempting to process a MSC event through Benefits Administration for a JOB row of leave without pay, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'EFFDT', table 'HR90PRD.dbo.PS_HEALTH_BENEFIT'; column does not allow nulls. INSERT fails.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Enter a Leave without Pay row in JOB (Administer Workforce > Job)
2. Process in MSC event for this employee through On Demand (Benefits > Automated Benefits > On Demand )

Cause

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