Creating a new leave type

Go to Human Resources -> Configuration -> Leave Types, then click on .

Leave Types form

  • Leave Type
    • Enter the name of the new leave type
  • Meeting Type
    • Specifying a meeting type will create an event in the employee's calendar when a leave request gets approved.
  • Apply Double Validation
    • If checked, will require double approvals for subsequent leave and allocation request for this leave type.
  • How to pick second approver (If Apply Double Validation checked)
    • Direct all to an employee: All leave requests and "By Employee" allocation requests will be directed to this employee for second approval.
    • Department Manager: All leave requests and "By Employee" allocation requests will be directed to employee's department manager.
    • Manager of employee manager: All leave requests and "By Employee" allocation requests will be directed to the manager of the employee's manager.
  • Specific Second Approver
    • This employee will approve all leave requests and "By Employee" allocation requests. Please ensure employee has the rights to approve leave.
  • Allow to Override Limit
    • If checked, system will allow employee to take more than the available leave days for this leave type and will not be taken into consideration in "Remaining Legal Leaves" in employee form.
  • Color in Report
    • This color will be used for this leave type in the report located in Reporting -> Human Resources -> Reports -> Leaves by Department.
  • Active
    • If unchecked, this leave type would not be selectable but still resides in system database.
  • Do not count public holidays
  • Do not count weekend
    • If checked, system will not count Saturday and Sunday for leave requests.
  • Do not count employee off days
    • If checked, system will not count employee off days for leave requests.  Employee off days are specified in employee form.

When you are done, click on .