We have learned, from previous chapters, about absence being recorded in the
2001 infotype and Absence Quotas being captured in the
2006 infotype. When the absence is created automatically, it reflects in the entitlements getting reduced proportionately.
We will cover the important customizing steps for the generation of Absence Quotas and automatic deduction of absences.
Absences are simply the unavailability of employees to work for various reasons such as sickness, personal reasons, and so on. First, the catalog for absences is created by navigating to SPRO | Time Management | Absences | Absence Catalog | Group Personnel Subareas for Attendances and Absences.
This is useful in cases where multiple personnel areas and personnel subareas have the same absences. In the next step, we define the absences such as sick leave, for example. We do it by navigating to SPRO | Time Management | Absences | Absence Catalog | Define Absence Types...