Approving an Absence Request as a Supervisor


After employees submit their absence requests through the OneUSG Connect Employee Self Service page, Supervisors and Time & Absence Approvers can approve, deny, or pushback those requests in the system.

Associated SOPs

SOP_ABM_OO2 Regular Absences

In this article, you will learn the steps to approve an employee's absence request in OneUSG Connect.

1. Step 1

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First log into

From the Manager Self Service homepage in OneUSG Connect, click the Team Time tile.

2. Step 2

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The Team Time page is displayed.

Click the Approve Absence Requests link.

3. Step 3

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The Approve Absence Requests page is displayed.

Select the checkbox next to the appropriate employee name(s) to approve or deny a specific request.  

Example shown here: click the Benjamin Lupin link.

4. Step 4

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If the absence request starts on a future date, you can determine if the employee has accrued enough leave for the selected start and end dates.

To view the employee's approximate leave balance for the selected date, click the Forecast Details tab.

5. Step 5

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The Forecast Value field is displayed with the status of leave for future dates.

6. Step 6

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Under the Approval Options field, choose the appropriate decision for the submitted request: Approve, Deny, or Pushback.

Note: Denying an absence request will cancel the request. Push Back will send the request back to the employee for editing.

Example shown here: click the Approve button.

7. Step 7

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A message is displayed, noting the selected Absence Request(s) were approved.  

Click the OK button.

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