What's new or changed in Dynamics 365 Human Resources (March 3, 2020)

This article describes features that are either new or changed in Dynamics 365 Human Resources. Changes apply to build number 8.1.2955. The numbers in parentheses in some headings refer to LCS support numbers for reference.

Common Data Service solution is now available with the following changes:

A new Common Data Service solution will be available soon with the following changes:

Description Change
Job/Position entity changes Compensation region added
Financial dimensions added
Worker entity changes Name sequence added
Works from home added
Language added
Seniority date added
Anniversary date added
Original hire date added
Employment entity changes Financial dimensions added
Termination reason added
Termination date renamed from Transition date
Probation date added
Worker address entity changes Street address added
Address line 1, Address line 2, and Address line 3 marked for deprecation
New variable compensation setup entities Compensation variable plan type
Compensation variable plan
Vesting rules
Compensation variable plan level
New Worker calendar employment entity Work calendar entity added
New Payroll position detail entity Payroll position detail added
New Title entity Title added. The new Title entity will be included in the sync process between Human Resources and Common Data Service. It won't be initially referenced from Job Position or Job entities.

Over the next few weeks, these entity changes will be available in all environments. To manually install the latest Common Data Service solution for Human Resources:

  1. Go to the Power Platform Admin Center.

  2. Select Environments.

  3. Find the environment you want to upgrade. The environment should correspond to Environment name in the Common Data Service information section in the About form in Human Resources.

  4. Select the environment to view the environment details.

  5. In the action bar at the top, select Manage Solutions. A new browser window will open and navigate to Dynamics 365 Administration Center in the context of your environment.

  6. In the Solution list, select Dynamics 365 Human Resources Anchor.

  7. Select Upgrade to apply the latest solution.

Import issues with the Leave enrollment data entity (406082)

You can now enroll an employee in a new leave plan of the same type, as long as the new enrollment date is later than the expired enrollment date of the previous plan.

Issue with exporting contribution rates in the 401k payrollWorkerEnrolledBenefitDetail entity in DMF (420700)

This change corrects the export functionality for the payrollWorkerEnrolledBenefitDetail entity to reflect the current values for employer contribution.

Searching in the streamlined Worker form causes message saying Person field must be filled in (402525)

When you search for an employee, you'll no longer receive a message saying you must fill in the Person field.

Note field value doesn't render on the Add more skills form (380134)

This change corrects an issue when you personalize the Add more skills form in Employee self service.

Multiple fixed compensation plans don't expire when transferring employees (389466)

With this change, all active fixed compensation records for the old position will expire on the transition date.

In preview

The following preview features became available on February 3, 2020: