Managers can create leave on behalf of employees in the employee management area. This is accessible by clicking on the "Create Requests" option on the "Manage Employees" button on the payroll dashboard:
This screen allows you to:
- Choose the employee/s for which the leave request applies. Once you click within the box, you will be able to select from the employee list.
- Leave Category (Annual, Sick etc)
- Note - any notes that may be relevent
- First and last day of leave
- The box below confirms the employees that have been chosen. It also displays the amount of available leave hours that they have. If they do not have enough leave, the system will highlight in red to indicate that they do not have enough leave available to cover the requested amount. You are able to override this warning and approve the leave.
- Tick box that says "Approve Immediately". You have the option to approve the leave request immediately, or move it to "Pending" to be assessed later.
NOTE: If the employer/manager creates the leave request for the employee, and clicks Approve Immediately, we don't send notifications to the manager(s) that a leave request has been created and needs approval, because, you know, it already has been approved. We only send an email to the employee that a leave has been approved when a leave request has been approved after being submitted (not when approved immediately).
A handy feature of this screen is that if you enter leave for an employee that overlaps with another employee, an alert will show with the overlapping employees and dates.
- If you create a leave request for just a single employee, you'll also be able to attach a document for that leave request
If you have any feedback or questions please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org