Approving Requests for Time Off

Modified on Tue, Mar 5 at 12:44 PM

You can approve a request time off such as personal, vacation, sick, jury duty, or bereavement for employees that report to you. 

Accessing Request Time Off

Step 1: All requests will come through the manager’s inbox in Workday.

Step 2: Navigate to the request from the employee.

Step 3: The time requested will appear in the grid in the message.


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Step 4: Manager has multiple options to process requests:


Step 5: If the manager approves the time off, the notification will be sent to the employee that the time off request has been approved.


Step 6: If Manager selects the Send Back feature, they will be required to provide a reason and the employee will receive an email in their Workday inbox.

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Step 7: If Manager selects Deny a notification is sent to the employee.


Please Note: it is recommend that the manager discuss the nature of the denial prior to processing.

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