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TimeOff Policy setting

TimeOff Policy setting

Roles and Permissions:

Organisation Owner/Manager:
They can control Timeoff Policy setting of all members of organisation.

Please refer following link for accessing Roles and Permission :

Workstatus Time Off feature allows you to set policies that dictate the time off, or leave your team can take.

Time Off policies

Time Off policies


To add a time off policy, first, you will need to navigate to the Settings option on the left of the dashboard then click on its subheading Features and select Time Off.
Click on Add policy.


Next, the Add new policy dialog box will appear. You will be asked to fill in the following information:

Policy Name
Members – Select the team members you wish to add to the policy. You can automatically add members into the policy by clicking the Automatically add new members to this policy checkbox.
Automatically add new members to the policy
Schedule of Accrual
Annual – Balances are added at the start of each year.
Worked Hours – Allows you to add a custom number of hours of time off earned for every hour each team member worked
Policy joined Date - Balances are added at the date of joining policy.
Maximum Accrued Amount (Only available on annual accrual policies) – Here you would input a time-off credit balance each team member is eligible to receive at the start of every year.
Allow negative balances – This enables users to file a time off request even if their credit balance is “0.”
Balance rolls over annually – This enables the remaining balance from the previous year’s time off credits to roll over to the following year.
Requires approval – This requires each pending time off request to be approved by a manager/owner.
Paid – This configures the time-off credits as billable.


Control escalation timeoff-request.

Role : Organization Manager

Enable the setting to Yes for your users so as to raise any escalation of the submitted leave .

Role : User

Go to Time off >> check the status of leave >> if it says submitted and no action has been taken , you may raise an escalation for it.

Click on 3 dots against the submitted request (1) >> select escalation(2) >> Enter reason >> Click Submit

Your escalation is successfully submitted and mail is being sent to Organization owner(screenshot shared below) to notify him to take action on your request.

Updated on: 21/05/2024

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