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PeopleSoft Human Resources Position Statement for 2017: Gender Value Changes for U.S. Federal HR (Doc ID 2324581.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 23, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Human Resources - Version 9.1 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In PeopleSoft HCM, the Gender (Sex) field in Personal Data, Biographical Section, allows users to select ‘Male’, ‘Female’ and ‘Unknown’ values. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) wants to limit the field values to only ‘Male’ and ‘Female’. This means the ‘Unknown’ value for this field for Federal users has to be disabled.


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