Working shifts often has benefit for employees to choose their work schedule. CakeHR supports such possibility by having a feature that allows employees to advise whether they can or cannot work on a certain date. 

Configuration

Advising availability is an optional feature which can be enabled & disabled in Settings.

ℹ️ You will need an a user with admin access to access and change these settings

Usage

When in Scheduling view, just click on a calendar tile as if you would be adding a single shift.

A modal will open allowing to specify time period for this particular day and mode of availability, with a comment:

If you have permissions to manage the Shift schedules the modal will look differently, showing the Shift assignment first; your availability form will be available under a link:

💡If you are using Autofill feature, then Autofill will respect the Unavailability if such is specified.

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