There are a few ways to restrict or block employees for asking for time off and entering availability: You can add blackout periods. Read more here. (https://support.timewellscheduled.com/?s=blackout) So many days in the future, Go to MANAGE MY BUSINESS Go to MANAGE MY DEPARTMENTS Edit a department Set the time frame:
To Auto approve requests for availability go to Manage my Business >> General >> General Settings and click on the My Availability tab.
To allow or block employees, Go to MANAGE MY BUSINESS Go to MANAGE SECURITY GROUPS Find ‘Delete My Availability when it is approved’ and check to ENABLE, uncheck to DISABLE
To manage black out periods for availability follow these steps: Go to MANAGE MY BUSINESS, MANAGE AVAILABILITY BLACKOUT PERIODS Click ADD Enter a name, start date and end date
When an absence or availability is pending, an employee can delete or edit. Go to ABSENCE REQUEST in the menu, find the date in question and click the icon): However, once it is approved, only your manager can make changes. In that case, your request will show approved, but no icons to manage them:
When using the availability module, employees can either mark themselves AVAILABLE or UNAVAILABLE. When this request is approved, if the employee picked AVAILABLE – on the day of the request, you can only add a schedule during their available times. Ex. if they entered they are available 9am-5pm, then a schedule can be created between 9am-5pm […]
In the menu, click AVAILABILITY 2. Click the ADD button on the day you want to add 3. Complete the information and click ADD. If you’re a manager/supervisor, you can select the availability for employees you manage. You can optionally a. Pick if the employee is AVAILABLE or UNAVAILABLE b. Pick if […]
By default, if a schedule is published, employees can NOT request an absence or availability. However, if you need to allow this, we have added the ability to turn it on. Go to MANAGE MY BUSINESS – GENERAL SETTINGS