A cure for all your annual leave woes…
Can you really afford not to know the answers to those tricky annual leave questions? You've already seen how sweeping the issue under the rug could cripple your business, but what are you doing to make sure you have it under control?
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All employees MUST get you to approve all their annual leave.
You DON'T have to approve annual leave every time an employee asks, ESPECIALLY if their requests don't suit your business's needs.
Both you and the employee must agree when he can take leave.
But if the two of you can't agree, then you can make the final decision.
You must grant leave no later than 6 months after the end of the annual-leave cycle.
This 'cycle' is the 12-month period from when the employee started working for you, OR your 12-month leave cycle.
If you know that there are specific times in which you'll be unable to grant annual leave, ensure that your leave policy clearly states these no-leave timeframes.
This includes peak production times, high volume times, high consumer demand times, financial year end, and so on.
Once you have determined these timeframes, ensure that they are applied CONSISTENTLY, otherwise you'll risk discriminating against certain employees in the workplace.
*Those were 5 tips to apply when managing your employees' annual leave.
To learn more, go to chapter L 05
in your Practical Guide to Human Resources Management
Alternatively, click here.