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Orchestra HR Process in Detail: Employee Leave Request on Behalf of Employee

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This process is used by employees to request leave on behalf of another employee from his/her manager. This is two level approval process with fields absence type, begin and end date of leave and comments.


  • ESS Time Management module should be active
  • Absence types table should be customized, if any absence need file attachment as supportive document is needed should be checked,
  • Shift programs should be created and assigned to employees,
  • Employee ManagerId field should not be empty in Active Employee table,
  • HR people is found from PAADMIN role assignment, these people will have shared responsible

Necessary Parameters

  • START_LEAVE_REQUEST_DAYS_BEFORE is used to indicate from how many days before employees can request leave?
  • ESS_REQUEST_LEAVE_CANCEL_ENABLED parameter can be used for if cancellation by employee is required.
  • CHECKTOTALLEAVEQUOTA parameter setting true means employee cannot request more than his/her quota days/hours,
  • LEAVE_REQUEST_APPROVERS is used define employee number who will final approval as HR step (please enter HR approvers comma delimited)
  • REQUEST_LEAVE_ONBEHALF_TYPE can be defined as “All” or “Manager”, All means first approver manager field will be filled from all people or from current user manager only,


  • User with EMPLOYEE role request leave.
  • User with MANAGER role assigned as manager of initiator employee can approve.
  • HR approves, approvers can be defined from parameters or users with PAADMIN role will be HR approvers.
  • Absence quota is updated.

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27.10.2021 Performance improvement

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