Configuring observed public holidays

This article includes the following topics:

  • Reviewing public holidays (organisation)
  • Adding a public holiday (organisation)
  • Reviewing and adding public holidays (site)

Your responsibilities regarding public holidays

  • It is the responsibility of the easyemployer account holder to ensure that all public holidays are configured correctly as per the business requirements. This includes but is not limited to regional/territorial public holidays.
  • New Zealand "Mondayisation" of public holidays is not configurable/automated in easyemployer. These are required to be calculated manually.

Why would you use this feature

  • You would use this feature to configure the public holidays observed throughout the organisation
  • This can be useful if staff are paid differently or do not work on public holidays

When would you use this feature

  • You can use this feature at any stage whilst using easyemployer
  • When a public holiday is approaching
  • At the beginning of a new year

Reviewing Public Holidays (organisation)

1. Click Organisation

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2. Click Organisation

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3. Click Public Holidays

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4. All the public holidays will be displayed

5. You can change the Year, Country or State/Region displayed by clicking on their corresponding drop down menus.

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Adding a Public Holiday (Organisation)

1. Open the Public Holidays section by following the steps above in Reviewing Public Holidays

2. Click the Add Public Holiday button

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3. Complete form and click Submit

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Reviewing and adding public holidays (site)

1. Select Organisation from the top navigation bar

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2. Select Organisation Structure

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3. Select a Site

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4. Select Settings from the left navigation bar and confirm that the site is set to the correct state

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5. Select Public Holidays from the left navigation bar

6. The public holidays observed in the site will be denoted by a green tick, and the holidays not observed will have a red cross

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7. To edit which holidays are observed, press the pencil edit icon
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8. Check-boxes will now appear in place of the ticks and crosses. 

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9. Tick the holidays you wish to observe and press the floppy-disk save button
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10. To add a new public holiday press on the Create Public Holiday button

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11. Input the details, ensuring that the observed by this site box is checked, and press submit. The holiday will now be observed at that site.

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12. You can limit which holidays are displayed by checking the show observed holidays only box

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13. You can also refine what is displayed by the year and state 

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14.When opened, the public holidays will automatically be sorted by date (January - December). This order can be changed by pressing on the heading for Date Period again, changing the order to December - January. The holidays can also be sorted by State/Region, Name, Date Period and Observed.

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15. The arrow next to the heading represents the order in which the list is being sorted

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