What's new or changed in Dynamics 365 Talent (December 3, 2019)

This article describes features that are either new or changed in Dynamics 365 Talent.

Changes in Attract

This release includes minor bug fixes for Dynamics 365 Talent: Attract.

Changes in Onboard

This release includes minor bug fixes for Dynamics 365 Talent: Onboard.

Changes in Core HR

Changes described in this section apply to build number 8.1.2646. The numbers in parentheses in some headings refer to support numbers in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).

Feature management workspace

The Feature management workspace provides a list of features delivered in each release. By default, new features are turned off. You can use the workspace to turn them on and view the documentation for them. For more information about Feature management, see Feature management overview.

All new features remain in preview for at least 30 days, and typically 30-60 days. Major features are generally available in October and April of each year following the preview period. As soon as you see new capabilities in the Feature management workspace, you can turn them on. Some features may be on by default.

At times, an integral feature will be on by default and can't be turned off (for example, the Feature management workspace).

Once a feature is generally available, it may be turned on or off in production environments. The Feature management workspace indicates when a preview feature will become mandatory. This date is usually on October 1 or April 1 to align with the semiannual release plans. You can't turn off mandatory features. Until it becomes mandatory, you can turn a feature on and off in all environments.

Add automatic scheduling of Batch Job History cleanup (332528)

With this change, Batch Job History runs each night and removes batch job history items older than 30 days.

Talent doesn't respond in worker actions when identification number length doesn't match the identification type (390971)

This release corrects the issue surfaced when the identification number length doesn't match the definition within the identification type.

Fixed compensation doesn't update level with changes to position details (348085)

In this week's release, Compensation start date determines the job associated with the position at that point in time when creating a new fixed compensation record for an employee.

Workers, Employees, and Contractors lists show Worker Type as Both when they should only be Worker or Contractor (384473)

This change accurately reflects the type of worker entered (contractor or employee).

Email notifications for new hire actions don't contain name information due to security policies (383402)

This change corrects the information displayed in the first or surname fields within the placeholders for workflow when advanced security is enabled.

System allows two full-day leave requests for the same day (379284)

With this change, you can't issue two leave requests for the same day.

Address changes list should be sorted by Effective date (352798)

With this change, the address change list is now sorted by Effective date.

Leave requests should allow deletes from Common Data Service to Talent (376999)

With this change, draft and canceled leave requests can be deleted from Common Data Service and then removed from Talent.

Delete earning codes is allowed when the same earning code is assigned to an employee (371792)

In this release, you must first remove the earning code from the employee before deleting the earning code from the system.

Leave and Absence workflow with two approval stages fails to complete (391116)

With this change, the leave and absence workflow continue through all steps when more than one approval stage is configured for the request.

Issue date doesn't sync to Common Data Service when updated or entered in Talent (397361)

This change corrects a problem where the issue date for Person identification records didn't sync to Common Data Service from Talent.

Hierarchy circular reference error issued when assigning a manager to a position (386659)

This change corrects a unique scenario where a circular reference error appears when assigning a new manager to a position.

Common Data Service Entities that now support custom fields

The following Common Data Service entities now support custom fields:

Name Entity
Bank Account Disbursement cdm_bankaccountdisbursement
Benefit Calculation Frequency cdm_benefitcalculationfrequency
Benefit Calculation Frequency Pay Period cdm_benefitcalculationfrequencypayperiod
Benefit Calculation Rate cdm_benefitcalculationrate
Benefit Calculation Rate Detail cdm_benefitcalculationratedetail
Benefit Option cdm_benefitoption
Benefit Plan cdm_benefitplan (Not enabled for custom field support)
Benefit Type cdm_benefittype
Business Process Calendar cdm_businessprocesscalendar
Business Process Group Assignment cdm_businessprocessgroupassignment
Business Process Library Task Group cdm_businessprocesslibrarytaskgroup
Business Process Stage cdm_businessprocessstage
Checklist Template Header cdm_businessprocesstemplateheader
Checklist Template Task cdm_businessprocesstemplatetask
Company cdm_company
Compensation Fixed Plan cdm_compensationfixedplan
Compensation Grid cdm_compensationgrid
Compensation Level cdm_compensationlevel
Compensation Pay Frequency cdm_compensationpayfrequency
Compensation Reference Point Setup cdm_compensationreferencepointsetup
Compensation Reference Point Setup Line cdm_compensationreferencepointsetupline
Compensation Region cdm_compensationregion
Compensation Structure cdm_compensationstructure
Compensation Variable Plan cdm_compensationvariableplan
Compensation Variable Plan Level cdm_compensationvariableplanlevel
Compensation Variable Plan Type cdm_compensationvariableplantype
Department cdm_department
Employment cdm_employment
Ethnic Origin cdm_ethnicorigin
Fixed Compensation Event cdm_fixedcompensationevent
Job cdm_job
Job Function cdm_jobfunction
Job Position cdm_jobposition
Job Type cdm_jobtype
Language cdm_language
Leave Bank Transaction cdm_leavebanktransaction
Leave Enrollment cdm_leaveenrollment
Leave Plan cdm_leaveplan
Leave Request cdm_leaverequest
Leave Request Detail cdm_leaverequestdetail
Leave Type cdm_leavetype
Leave Type Reason Code cdm_leavetypereasoncode
Pay Cycle cdm_paycycle
Pay Period cdm_payperiod
Payroll Earning Code cdm_payrollearningcode
Person Identification Issuing Agency cdm_personidentificationissuingagency
Position Type cdm_positiontype
Position Worker Assignment cdm_positionworkerassignmentmap
Reason Code cdm_reasoncode
Skill Type cdm_skilltype
Tax Region cdm_taxregion
Vesting Rule cdm_vestingrule
Veteran Status cdm_veteranstatus
Work Calendar cdm_workcalendar
Work Calendar Day cdm_workcalendarday
Work Calendar Holiday cdm_workcalendarholiday
Work Calendar Holiday Line cdm_workcalendarholidayline
Work Calendar Time Interval cdm_workcalendartimeinterval (Not enabled for custom field support)
Worker cdm_worker
Worker Address cdm_workeraddress
Worker Bank Account cdm_workerbankaccount
Worker Fixed Compensation cdm_workerfixedcompensation
Worker Personal Detail cdm_workerpersonaldetail
Worker Person Identification Number cdm_workerpersonidentificationnumber
Worker Person Identification Type cdm_workerpersonidentificationtype

In preview

Preview features are only available in Sandbox environments.

See Print performance reviews in the Dynamics 365: 2019 release wave 2 plan.