Leave Types

By default LeavePro caters for all types of leave required by the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.

These include:

  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Family Responsibility Leave
  • Maternity Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Adoption Leave

However you can also choose to add the following:

  • Overtime Leave
  • Study Leave
  • Unpaid Leave
  • Other Leave

Viewing Leave Types:

Select “Administration -> Leave Types” to view the leave types in the system:

View leave types in LeavePro

Editing Leave Types:

To make changes to a leave type click on its name:

Editing leave types

For each leave type you can specify the following:

  • Should employees be allowed to apply for this leave type? Yes or No
  • Must employees enter a reason or attachment when applying for this leave type? If set to Yes then the employee can’t submit a leave application without entering a reason or attachment.

Leave type edit screen

For sick leave and family responsibility leave you can also choose whether to allow employees to view their leave balances.

For study leave and other leave you can optionally enter a description of your leave policy. i.e. How many days they are entitled to and any rle that apply. The employee can read this policy when viewing their leave balances.