Approving/Declining time off requests

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When an employee submits a personal time off (PTO) request, they are sent to the company admin(s) and people managers for approval.

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How to approve a time off request

  1. To review the requests navigate to the Time off tab when logged in as a company admin.

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  2. Here you can view the time off requests that have been submitted and approve or reject them.
  3. Before you approve a time off request, you can view the details of the request so you have more context.
  4. Once you approve or reject a time off request, the employee will be notified via email.
  5. If a time off request has been approved, you will be unable to reverse the decision.
  6. If you have mistakenly approved a time off request that you weren't supposed to, please reach out to us at help@remote.com.

How to decline a time off request

  1. From the Time off tab, click on the request you'd like to decline.

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  2. A modal will pop up where you'll be asked to state the reason for declining the time off request. 

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  3. From the Time off tab, you can always see an overview of all the time off requests including the ones you declined. When you click on View details, you will also see the reason you gave for declining the request. 

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How much PTO does an employee have left?

From the Time off tab, you can see how much leave an employee has. 

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Before you approve/decline an employee's PTO request, you can view the details of their leave which also shows how much leave they have left. 

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