This article includes the following topics:
- How a manager is notified of a leave request
- Approving or declining a leave request.
What is a leave request
A leave request is required by most organisations for any form of planned leave or time away from work. A leave request contains important information regarding the time away and is sent to an individual within the organisation for approval.
Please note that in order to approve leave requests (including receiving the email notification), the user's permission set must be set to either Administrator, Payroll Admin or Owner. By default the Manager permission set does not allow users to approve leave requests.
Why is this important
Users can submit a leave request in easyemployer however leave requests need to be approved by an appropriate person in the organisation. In some cases organisations may wish to review which users possess the appropriate permissions to approve leave.
1. Employees can submit leave requests online.
2. Managers will be notified of these requests by email and through the online system.
3. The manager can then review the request, see who else has taken that time off and approve or decline the request.
Notification of leave request
There are two ways you will be notified of a leave request:
Clicking on the link in the email will take you to the leave request online.
Click the to-do item to expand and show the users that have submitted a leave request. Click View to open the request
Approving or declining a leave request
1. Each of the actions above will display a dialogue with information of the leave request
4. In the example above, you can see there are no other employees on leave but Kelly Thompson is unavailable (indicated by the colours).
5. If the request is for more than one day, scroll through the days of the request by clicking Next Day & Previous Day
6. To approve or decline the request, enter a comment and click Approve or Decline
7. The employee will receive notification of your decision.