How do I create a time-off request on behalf of a team member?

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Samyuktha Dega
  • Updated

If the team member is unable to apply for time off via Oyster, the admin can create a time off record on their behalf

  • Go to People on the navigation panel
  • Click on Time off
  • Click on Create time off record
  • Fill in all the relevant details

An email will be sent to the team member to notify them that a time off request is created on their behalf. 


Learn more about types of requests and leave status here



  • Even if an admin creates a time off record on the team member’s behalf, the request needs to be approved by the admin. 
  • If the record was created by an Oyster staff member, the team member will be notified by email.