Nepton has dozens of different standard event types. One of the event types is Absence, under which absence types can be defined. When absence types are set to absence event type, they are shown as list when adding new Absence event.
This article describes how you can add, enable and edit absence types in Nepton.
Default absence types
The service comes with a set of absence types that are available to everyone.
Adding absence types
Adding new absence types is done in Working community settings (Worktime -> Administration -> Working community settings -> Work hours -> Absence types).
Click Add absence type.
Enter Name for the absence type. Name is shown in adding and editing window when event type is chosen as Absence.
Select the wanted Compensation type default. This defines, if absence type is paid, unpaid, or reduced salary as default.
Select if absence type Earns vacation days default.
When new absence type is added, it will be shown in listing. It also automatically generates a code. Code can be used to define exceptions to settings or in integration rulesets.
Enabling absence types
Absence type can be enabled by selecting 'Yes' in the 'In use' column. By default, All listed absence types are in use and shown when adding new Absence event.
Editing Absence type
Absence type calculator behavior can be edited. Editing is possible but editing values in columns 'Compensation type default' and 'Earn vacation days default'. New value is valid once setting is saved. Default setting to each absence type listed can be found here.
Name of the new absence type created to Nepton can be edited. Default absence type names cannot be edited. Editing is possible by clicking blue pen icon.
New name is added to the name field. You can also edit other fields in this view.
If person has rights to edit compensation type default or vacation days earning, it can be done when adding or editing the event. Work time role rights can be managed in the Worktime Roles - Worktime roles permissions menu.