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Set Up Leave Parameters

 Leave Parameters must be set up for an employee's location before creating a new leave request. You can set up parameters:

  • When adding a Location
  • After the Location is added


First, click on the Locations tab.


When Adding a Location

When you have finished filling out the Location information, there is an option to Save and Set Up Parameters.

(For more information on Locations, visit: Adding a Location.)


After Adding a Location

On the Locations page, click the cog wheel/gear button next to the Location you need to set parameters for.



Set Up Leave Parameters

For each location define the following parameters. Use the (?) buttons to learn more information about each section.

  • Define your Federal Leave Year: Choosing the correct option will ensure the calculations are done accurately and will add back leave as appropriate.
  • Additional Federal Leave: Apart from alternate state and/or corporate programs, would you like to add extra leave to the federal minimum?
  • Track Additional Leave Programs: Will you be tracking or granting family/medical leave under programs beyond the federal requirements?
  • State FMLA Leave Program: View the state-specific programs that are applicable to this location. You can verify the Leave Year Type is correct and view the Program Guidelines. (If you do not see the state leave section, then there are no available state leave programs.)
  • For Federal Leave Only: Selecting Yes to either question will have you fill in additional information, which will also auto-fill the same way on each Notice of Eligibility/ Rights and Responsibilities form.
  • Confirm Federal Leave Coverage for Employer and Define Default Administrative Information: Determine coverage and contact information.
  • Define Default Administrative Information (Optional): Here you can define a default contact person for use in leave documentation. If you want to fill in this information on a per leave basis, you may leave this section blank.



If you would like to copy parameters from another existing Location, you can do so by clicking the link next to Copy Parameters at the top of the Set Up Leave Parameters page. (You can only copy parameters from locations in the same state. If you have two or more locations in the same state, you will have to set up the parameters for one location first and then you can copy parameters for the other locations.)


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