Oracle Absence Management (part of Oracle Cloud HCM) is a highly configurable rule based application that enables you to efficiently manage employee absenteeism globally and locally. Implement your policies and rules consistently while you streamline your absence process administrative framework. Absence Management provides you the ability to reduce effects associated with absenteeism such as:
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- How Absence Components Work Together?
2. What are Absence Components?
There are 6 components in absence management. Absence types, Absence categories, Absence patterns, Absence plans, Absence reasons, and Absence certifications.
3. What is the difference between an absence type and an absence plan?
Absence types: Use the Absence Types task to create absence types
Absence plans: Use the Absence Plans task to create absence plans.
4. What is absence plan?
The absence plan is used to to create absence plans.
5. What are the rules for absence display and processing?
6. What is Assignment Selection Configuration?
Configure absence types for employees with multiple assignments so that managers, administrators, and employees can enter absences that impact either all assignments or a specific assignment. Select the Allow assignment selection at absence entry check box in the Type Attributes tab of Create/Edit absence type page to provide this option at absence entry.
7. What is Qualified Entitlement Rule?
Configure this rule to show or hide the Qualified Entitlements section on the absence recording pages for qualification plans. When workers schedule an absence related to a qualification absence plan, the Qualified Entitlements section displays payment percentages that apply during the absence period.
8. What is Insufficient Balance Enforcement Rule?
Configure this rule to show or hide the Projected Balances section on the absence recording pages. When workers schedule an absence related to an accrual absence plan, an error message prevents workers from adding an absence if there is insufficient accrual balance.
9. What is Supplemental Details Configuration?
Control the display of additional fields that collect additional information and support absence processing. The fields vary based on the pattern selected.
10. What is Deferred processing in Absence Approval?
An absence that you schedule doesn’t have any impact on accrual balance or entitlements until you confirm the absence. You must run the Evaluate Absences process to confirm deferred absences.
11. Which attribute helps you configure the absence approval flow according to your organization needs?
Additional payload attribute helps you configure the absence approval flow according to your organization needs. This allows more flexibility in routing approvals within your organization.
12. How to set a limit on the duration and occurrence of an absence type?
Occurrence limit rule is used to set a limit on the duration and occurrence of an absence type.
13. How to allow daily absence duration override?
To enable the override daily duration rule:
In the Absences work area Tasks panel tab, click Absence Types.
In the Search Results section, click Create to open the Create Absence Type dialog box.
Select the pattern.
Click Continue to open the Create Absence Type page.
In the Type Attributes tab, enter the name.
Select the legislative data group.
Select the Display Features tab.
In the Dates and Duration section Override daily duration row, select Enabled.
Click Save and Close to return to the Absence Types page.
14. How HCM assignment security works with absences impacting multiple assignments?
|When HCM Assignment Security Is Disabled||When HCM Assignment Security Is Enabled|
|Managers can:.View all the employee’s assignments, during person search.View plan balances of enrollments of all the employee’s assignments.||Managers can:View only those employee assignments that they have access to, during person search..View plan balances of enrollments of only those employee assignments that they can access.|
|Administrators can:View all the employee’s assignments, during person search.View plan balances of all enrollments.Do plan actions like transfer and adjust balance on any enrollment of the employee.||Administrators can:View only those employee assignments that they have access to, during person search.View plan balances of enrollments of only the employee assignment that was selected in person search.Do plan actions like transfer and adjust balance on the enrollments of only the employee assignment that was selected in person search.|
15. How you configure absence types to prevent absences from impacting multiple assignments?
You can use the Allow assignment selection at absence entry and Allow only one assignment per absence check boxes to configure an absence type to ensure that all absences using that type will need to be entered for a specific assignment.
16. How can I configure an absence type to include line managers of relevant assignments for approval?
You can configure approvers from the Absence Record Maintenance section of Create/Edit Absence Type page. If an employee has multiple assignments, you can select the Manager of all relevant assignments option from the approver list. This will send the absence approval request to all the line managers of relevant assignments.
17. How can I create an absence category?
You can create an absence category from the Absence Categories page in the Absences work area. Click Create and enter the details of the absence category like name, legislation and effective end date. You then need to select the absence type you want to associate with the absence category in the Associated Types section. Click Save and Close to complete the process.
18. How can I configure an absence type to show absence reasons?
After you create an absence reason, you need to associate it with an absence type. To do that, go to the Absence Reasons section of the Create/Edit Absence Type page and add the absence reason. When people try to add an absence for that absence type, they can select the reason from the Reason list.