Leave Type differentiates the nature of leave taken by staff. Leave Type varies in how the leave days are calculated, how payroll is related, and how these leave are displayed to staff.
|Leave Type Code||Short code to represent a Leave Type|
|Leave Type Name||Full name of the Leave Type|
|Grouping Code||Define the displayed name of the Leave Type shown in ESS Group Calendar if you do not want the "Actual" Leave Type Name show in ESS Group Calendar for privacy reason.Leave Type with same nickname will be grouped together|
|Color Code||Color of this leave type as displayed in ESS Group Calendar|
|Description||Details or Rule of the Leave Type which is visible in ESS Leave Application page
Description (Red box: Test in the picture)
|Leave Unit||Define the Leave Type is counted by day or hour||Decimal Places||Define the number of decimal places of the Leave Type
|Is Balance Maintained||Define whether this leave type has leave balance to be maintained, i.e staff would entitle specified days of leave within a period defined.
Enabled: Leave Balance can be accumulated and carried forwarded to the next period. Detailed balances of this leave type will be shown in the Placement profile, e.g. Annual Leave, you can know how many leave days were brought forward and entitled to this year
|Is counted as times||Define the leave type is counted by times instead of days or hours if "Is Balance Maintained" is enabled
|Is Rest Day counted as taken||Define whether leave days is counted when the leave period cover rest day|
|Is Holiday counted as taken||Define whether leave days is counted when the leave period cover a holiday|
|Is visible in ESS?||Define whether the Leave Type can be shown in ESS|
|IIs Visible in Application||Define whether this leave type is available for leave application in ESS. If you want to limit some leave to be entered by Admin and thus disabling this option.|
|Is Hidden in ESS Calendar||Define whether this leave type is visible in ESS Group Calendar. You may want to hide some leave types in ESS Group Calendar for privacy reason|
|No Approval Required?||Define whether approval is needed when staff apply this Leave|
|Is Request Entitlement Allowed||Define whether "Request Entitlement" is allowed in Leave Application.
|Minimum Days for Leave Application||Define the minimum days (or hours) of leave to be submitted. Put 0 when there is no such limitation|
|Maximum days for Leave Application||Define the maximum numbers of days the staff can apply for each Leave Application|
|Minimum Days (in fraction) to applied||Define whether the leave applied must be in multiple of certain number.
|Minimum Days to apply in advance||Define the minimum number of days that the application must be submitted before the Leave Date. Put 0 when there is no such limitation. Only working days would be counted.|
|Attachment/Remark option?||Define whether remark or attachment is required when submitting leave application of this leave type
|Can attachment be submitted later||Define if the Attachment can be uploaded after the staff submit the leave application
Enabled: When you require the staff to submit Attachment for applying this leave type, leave application can be submitted without attachment. System will then highlight such application and remind staff to add back the attachment
|Remarks||Any notes for your reference which is visible in ESS Leave Application page
Remark (Blue box 12333 in the picture)
|Organization||Define the Organization that would use this Leave Type|