Setup of Weekends and Holiday Calendar

Different companies provide  different week offs and may also have a different set of holidays in a year. This topic discusses how different week offs and holidays can be defined in the Empxtrack system according to the  specific requirements of a company.

The Setup of Weekends and Holiday Calendar functionality allows you to set weekly offs and define a holiday calendar. To set weekly offs, you need to:

  1. Log into the system as HR Manager / HR Admin.
  2. Go to Settings >> Employee Self Services Settings >> Leave >> Setup Weekends and Holiday Calendar

    The Setup Weekends and Holiday Calendar page appears, as shown in Figure 1.

  3. Define weekends by following the steps given below:

    Set Weekly offs
    1. Select Mark As Weekend checkbox under the weekday to set the weekly off for that weekday.

      By default All option is selected when you select Mark As Weekend checkbox for a weekday. For example, if you want to keep all Sundays off, select Mark As Weekend checkbox option under Sunday and all Sundays will be marked off.

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      Figure 1

      You can also keep selected days off for a week day or make half day off for a weekday. For example, you can keep only second and fourth Saturdays off. The step given below shows how you can selectively keep weekdays off.

    2. Select Mark As Weekend checkbox for a weekday for which you can keep only selected days off.
    3. Click Edit icon that appears under Full Day heading for that weekday.

      d.  Select the desired selected day off option from the SELECT WEEKEND window that appears, as shown in Figure 2.

    4. Select Full Day or Half Day option as desired to keep the full day off or the half day off for the selected day.
    5. Click Save.
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      Figure 2
      The weekends are set successfully and a message suggesting the same appears, as shown in Figure 3.
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      Figure 3

  4. Define the holiday calendar by following the steps given below.
    Setup Holiday Calendar
    1. Click Add Holiday, as shown in Figure 4.
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      Figure 4
      The Set Holiday window appears, as shown in Figure 5.

    2. Provide the date of the holiday in the Date field and the name of the holiday in the Holiday field.
    3. Keep EveryOne option selected from Applicable To field if you want to make this holiday applicable to all the employees of the company.

      Else if you want to allow this holiday to be applicable to selected employees then select Group option from Applicable To field and then select the desired group.

      Note: For Group option to be selected, the group must already be created by the HR Manager.

    4. Click Save.
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      Figure 5

      The holiday is successfully added, as shown in Figure 6.

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      Figure 6

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