If you are set up as an approver, then you will receive notifications when your team request leave or absence which requires approval.
Notifications will be sent via email, the website and the mobile app.
Approving leave requests
The Approvals section of the Summary page shows you all the requests which are pending your approval.
How to approve
To view more information about a request, click on the row in this table or on the notification.
The request details will appear as a slide over as shown below.
Viewing overlaps, and conflicts
When opening the leave request, the Summary tab is active. A warning will be shown for any conflicts within the request.
The Details tab shows you all the overlaps and leave conflicts for this request, specific for each day.
An overlap means that any other coworker is on leave at the same time, these are just for your information, but not a problem. A conflict means that the leave limit has been reached, and it deserves some extra attention.
You can show overlaps with the entire company or their department by changing the value in the dropdown. Or you can choose to hide overlaps completely, and only show conflicts.
In the Updates tab, it is possible to add comments for the requestor and other approvers. Simply fill in the 'Add comment' box and click Send.
Both the requestor and approver(s) have access to add comments here.
Retracting your decision
Sometimes your trigger finger can get the best of you. Accidentally you have approved (or declined) a request, before double-checking. Luckily, Leave Dates has the option to “Undo” an approval. Simply click on the text, and it will retract, taking the request back to a pending state.
Once retracted, it will show as a separate event in the "Updates" tab.