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Set up New Leave Entitlements
Set up New Leave Entitlements

Determine how many leave days an employee is entitled to during the year

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Written by Jake Ellis
Updated over a week ago

What is Leave Entitlement?

Leave Entitlement allows you to assign Leave Types to an employee including total hours and remaining balance. By assigning Leave Types to an employee, you are granting that employee the right to avail him/herself of that leave type.

What are Leave Entitlements used for?

Leave Entitlements determine how many leave days an employee is entitled to take during the year.*

Adding Leave Entitlements

To add a new entitlement, click on the Leave Entitlements icon from the main screen followed by the Insert icon.

(Leave entitlements can also be added from the Employee screen as presented in the Employee Leave Entitlements help page.)

Employee: Select the employee code as set up when registering employee with Indigo HR.
Employee Desc.: Employee name. This field is populated automatically according to the chosen employee code.
Leave type: The type of leave for this entitlement

Description: This describes the leave in full, such as Sick Leave Full Pay 2021, or Vacation Leave 2022.
Entitlemenet (hrs): The number of hours available for this leave type in one payroll year.
Balance (hrs): Employee remaining hours for this leave type. 

Remarks: Any remarks relevant to the particular leave entitlement.

Editing an Existing Leave Entitlement

To edit an existing entitlement, highlight the leave entitlement by clicking once on the respective row and click the Edit button.

Deleting Leave Entitlements

To delete an existing entitlement highlight the leave entitlement and click on delete.

*Please note that yearly leave entitlement should be checked with DIER.

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