Allow Employees to Release Shifts

Learn how to allow your staff to release a shift by enabling settings for shift release.

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Written by Yasir Ehsan
Updated over a week ago


The objective of this tutorial is to help you understand how to allow employees to release shifts.


Access from your: Computer
Applies to: Managers

If you want your employees to release shifts when they cannot work at your scheduled time, learn how to give them access to do that.

Things to know before you begin:

  1. You must have manager/admin access privileges in Humanity to enable the settings for your employees to release shifts.

  2. You can also customize the approval process for shift trade or release. For more information about customizing the approval process for shift trade or release, go to 'Customize Approval Process for Shift Trade or Release'

Allow Employees to Release Shifts

Step 1: Go to Settings Module using the gear icon at the top-right > Select ShiftPlanning tab from the left-hand side > Click Advanced Settings tab from the top, as shown in Image 1.

Image 1

Step 2: Under Shift Pickup, Trades and Approvals section > Check the box next to 'Employees can release shifts' > Click Save Settings from the top-right or bottom-left, as shown in Image 2.

Image 2

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