How to Add Holidays

How to add Holidays rules that apply holidays to the Calendar/Scheduler and Employee Timesheets


1. Click    to open the Global Settings


2. Click Time Off to expand the options and select Holidays


Adding a Holidays Rule


 3. Select an Assignment Group

To learn more about the Assignment Scope Hierarchy, see The Assignment Scope Hierarchy

  •  Company – Applies to the whole company 
  •  Group – Applies to a group of employees such as a particular location or department
  •  Employee – Select one or more employees for individual application

4. Select or create a Rule Name

  • e.g. Company Holidays


5. Select a Rule Effective Start Date (when should this rule go into effect?) 


6. Click    to add a Holiday


General Info


Select or create a Name 

  • e.g. Halloween


1. Enter or select a Specific Date

2. Enable "Add Recurrence" if the Holiday is to repeat (see table below)





Every Month

Holiday occurs every month on the day selected

* If the day selected is 30 or 31, the recurrency will only apply to months with the same number of days. 

Every __ month(s) starting in “Specific Month”

Holiday occurs every “insert number of months” starting in “insert month”.

Specific (Choose one or more)

Choose specific month the holiday occurs

Every month between __ and __

Holiday occurs every month between “insert month” and “insert month”


All days are applied to the scope of months selected in the Months Tab



Every day

Holiday occurs every day for the month(s) selected

Every __ day(s) starting on __

Holiday can occur every “specified amount” of days on the day of the month(s) of choice.

Every __ day(s) starting on “day of week”

Holiday can occur every “specified amount” of days on the day of the week of choice.

Specific day of week

Holiday occurs on the specified day of the week 

Specific day(s) (choose one or more)

Holiday occurs the specified day(s) of the month

On the last day of the month

Holiday occurs on the last day of the month

On the last weekday of the month

Holiday occurs on the last weekday of the month

On the last __ of the month

Holiday occurs on the last, weekday of choice, of the month

Nearest weekday (Mon. to Fri.) to the __ of the month

If the holiday occurs on the weekend, it can be recognized on the nearest weekday to the holiday. (Either Friday or Monday)

On the __ “insert weekday” of the month

Holiday occurs on the first, second, etc. weekday of the month



Paid Time

1. Select a Paid Time (How much of the day will be paid on this Holiday?) 

  • Full day 
  • Half day 
  • Specific Hours 

To set the Full Day and Half Day hours, see How to Set the Worked Hours Definition 


2. Click      to insert the Holiday


3. Click    to add an additional Holiday or click    to apply the Holiday Rule


* The Holiday will appear on the Scheduler and Employee Timesheets for applicable employees