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Step 1 - Create Leave Policies
Step 1 - Create Leave Policies
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Policies govern how you manage employees' requests. For instance, to create multiple leave types, what you need to do is set up policies for them.

You need to first create paygrades and Add employees before you set up policies.

To create leave policies (Types of leave):

  • Navigate to Requests from the sidebar menu

  • Select Leaves from the drop-down menu

  • Click on Policies

  • Click on Create policy.

​In the first form, provide the following details.

  • The leave policy name.

  • Indicate if employees can apply for the leave.

  • Specify if it is a paid leave.

  • Specify if the policy is gender-specific.

  • Choose the perks that go along with this policy.

  • Click Next to move to the next screen.

In the second form, you will be asked to choose which paygrades you want to be eligible for the leave.

  • Select relevant paygrades.

  • Specify the total number of days each year that is allowed for leave

  • Specify if employees will go through a waiting period before they start accruing leave days.

  • Specify if there is a limit to the number of days your employees can carry over from year to year.

  • Specify the the notice period between the leave request date and leave start date.

  • Click Next to move to the next screen.

In the third form, you will be asked to set new starting balances for the leave policy.

  • Specify how many days you want each employee in your selected paygrades to start with.

  • Click Finish to create your new leave policy.

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