Manager can create public holiday that will be weekend for employees and aren't be counted for absences. This can be done through the portal or the mobile app.

  1. Login to the portal on
  2. Go to Administration > Departments
  3. Click on the Settings button beside root department
  4. Navigate to Public holidays and Forced absence tab
  5. Click on Add public holiday button in Public holiday section
  6. Enter name of holiday, choose type, select date and optionally select a half day
  7. Click on Save button and click on Save button in the Settings for department pop-up window

The public holiday will be created and will be used for all employees of department.