What's new or changed in Dynamics 365 Human Resources March 08, 2021

Applies to these Dynamics 365 apps:
Human Resources

This topic describes features that are new, changed, or coming soon in Dynamics 365 Human Resources.

For more information about our update process and schedule, see Update process.

For more information about new features and their expected general availability dates, see Overview of Dynamics 365 Human Resources 2021 release wave 1.

In this release

This release includes the following new features and bug fixes. Changes apply to build number 8.1.4017.

New features

The following features are generally available with this release.

Feature Release plan Documentation
Cross-company view of leave for managers Cross-company view of employee leave for managers Configure leave and absence parameters

Bug fixes

The following bug fixes are included in this release.

Note

Our goal is to get you this information as soon as possible. We may update this topic to include bug fixes that made it into the build after this topic was initially published.

Issue number Issue Description
486611 Leave of absence is shown on leave calendar when Disable leave on all calendars is enabled If Disable leave on all calendars is enabled, leave information no longer displays when the Leave and absence calendar enhancements feature is enabled.
508972 Leave and Absence Bank Transaction entity missing validation of enrollment When using the Leave and Absence Bank Transaction entity, employees not enrolled in a plan can no longer be imported.
554854 Updating calendar in Employment entity errors if default Legal entity in User options is different Using the Employment entity to update the calendar for an employee no longer gives an error if the default legal entity in User options is different.
558347 "Cannot create a record in Form configurations (FormRunConfiguration)" appears when loading the start page. Personalizations are causing the error "Cannot create a record in Form configurations (FormRunConfiguration)" to appear when loading the start page.
557327 Benefits management workspace: Gap appears above the grid. Fixed user experience issue with an unintended gap appearing on the table grid borders in Benefits workspace.
557334 Benefits management workspace: Period selection dropdown box should only appear in the Summary tab Benefits Period selection dropdown now appears only when the Summary tab is active in Benefits workspace, and not in the Process results and Links sections.
557336 Benefits management workspace: Open enrollment with checked out plans text is truncated in the tile view Changed text in the tile view to Checked out plans...open enrollment to avoid truncation of necessary context.

In preview

The following new features are in preview. For more information about turning features on or off, see Manage features.

Feature Release plan Documentation
Benefits management workspace Benefits management workspace (Preview) Benefits management workspace
Restrict employees from editing business contact details Restricting employees from editing business contact details Restrict editing of personal information

Coming soon

Feature Details
Skills entered by a manager for their employees can be auto-approved by a workflow Coming soon.

For a complete list of planned features and their scheduled releases, see Overview of Dynamics 365 Human Resources 2021 release wave 1.

See also

What's new or changed in Human Resources
Overview of Dynamics 365 Human Resources 2021 release wave 1
Update process
Manage features

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