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[NEW] Block Leave Requests For Specific Day(s)
[NEW] Block Leave Requests For Specific Day(s)

Block out Holidays or special events from Leave Requests

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Written by Igor Pavlovic
Updated over a week ago


The objective of this tutorial is to show you how managers can block leave requests for specific day(s).


Access from your: Computer
Applies to: Admins, Managers, Supervisors, and Schedulers

Being a part of management you are able to block certain day(s) for leave requests, which will stop the rest of the staff from applying for leaves against the selected day.

Things to know before you begin:

  1. The Leave module needs to be turned ON in Settings.

  2. Indication for Blocked Dates is visible on all views & time ranges.

  3. You can Block Leave Requests for today or any future dates, but not for days that have already passed.

Block Leave Requests For Specific Dates

Step 1: Head over to the ShiftPlanning module and click on the "Tools" dropdown menu, as shown in Image 1.

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Step 2: Pick the "Block Leave Days" option and click on it, as shown in Image 2.

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Step 3: Select a day or multiple days that you want to block leave requests for by clicking on them in the popup calendar, as shown in Image 3.

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Note: You can select new days to block or also unselect previously blocked ones.

Step 4: After selecting the days (dates highlighted with red circles) click on the green "Update" button to save the change you've made, as shown in Image 4.

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Step 5: You can now also easily spot Days with Blocked Leaves on the schedule grid since they will be marked with the red line, as shown in Image 5.

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