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  1. Shifts: Alert managers of fatigue when working too many days in a row without a break.

    We have just instituted a policy designed to reduce safety risks due to fatigue (e.g. working too many days in a row without a significant break). The rules are rather complex, especially for the 12 hour shifts where there are transitions from working days to working nights.

    They are looking for a tool that will help people and supervisors be aware when folks working overtime are in danger of violating the fatigue policy. The question is, can this tool be configured to enforce the policy or at least make it more apparent when there is risk of violations.

    6 votes
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  2. Set available holidays for Shifts

    Allow users / managers to set the available holidays for members at the start of the year for a good overview of howmuch holiday you can plan etc.
    Good integration with the mentioned suggestions of importing public holidays based on location.

    6 votes
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  3. Allow Geofencing in Shifts

    We're a large university campus and we need to be able to use geofencing for the clocking in and out of Shifts. Setting the address doesn't work for us since we're spread across a large area that Bing doesn't recognize as our address.

    Please allow Shifts to be selected as one of the apps that can be selected when creating an Azure map

    6 votes
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  4. Choose the break down of visible times by hour, 30 mins, 15 mins, etc.

    The directors in my organization schedule activities for staff at 15 minute increments, or tasks start at 15 or 45 of the hour. It would be nice to choose the breakdown of the visible time, as the gray vertical bar that moves with the mouse can be harder to pinpoint the time without opening up individual staff shifts.

    They need to be able to compare staff schedules in this way to make sure everything is covered.

    6 votes
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  5. Allow team members to request multiple shifts at once

    Our team usually works hourly shifts. We can work multiple shifts in a row or when available. We like using the Open shifts so everyone can request for the hours they want, but it becomes tedious when we have to request each shift we want individually. It would be great if Shifts allowed you to select multiple shifts and request them at once.

    6 votes
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  6. 6 votes
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  7. Darker or Brighter Highlight for "Today" in Shifts

    The "Today" function is a great way to return to the current day, but it is such a light highlight that it is easy to miss. Please consider running the highlight all the way down the page of shifts or making the top line darker or brighter.

    6 votes
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  8. Move staff to another group within a Schedule

    Within each schedule you can have multiple groups but without removing all the assigned shifts you cannot simply move them to another Group within the same Schedule. It would be great to be able to move a team member to another group maintaining their schedule

    6 votes
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  9. Ability to add an Open Shift from the mobile app

    The ability to create/share an open shift from the mobile app would be great!

    As a manager, you may not always be at work or have access to a computer. If you receive a call from a team member who has an emergency and is unable to fulfill their shift duties you should be able to go into the teams app and create/share an open shift or move that individuals shift to the open shift slot.

    This will eliminate the need to have to message/text/call everyone to fill the shift.

    6 votes
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  10. Ability to blackout dates so time off cannot be requested.

    The ability to blackout dates so staff can't request time off would be really helpful.

    6 votes
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  11. Shifts License

    We have 800 emloyees that do not need email or other services associated with current licenses. Can you add a "Shifts Only" license so we can use the time clock function. Or allow a certain amount of "free" users per Premium license. Retail industry does not need email for every cashier, utility clerk, etc.

    6 votes
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  12. planing shifts for a whole quarter or year

    think about a team that has on-call responsibility for several customers. A team member has then on-call duty for some of the customers at the same day, week or even month. Therefore it would be great if shift is capable of

    Enter and showing shifts by week, month, quarter or year and grouped by customer or by employee.

    6 votes
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  13. (Shifts/Staffhub)Allow the ability to modify a current member's schedule permissions

    Hello Microsoft's Customer Advocacy Team,

    Currently, there is no way to modify team members' Shift permissions without remove and re-adding each member. Please enabled the toggle button; "Allow this person to create or update schedules" , that is showed while adding a new member.

    Thank you!

    6 votes
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  14. allow employees to decline Open shifts so theyremove from their list of open shifts

    currently open shifts list all open shifts you requested or didn't request.
    if there could be a step to decline a open shift, this will then move from their current list
    from In Progress to Done
    This way employees know which shifts they said they are available to and are waiting for approval without needing to open each entry

    6 votes
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  15. allow people to request Open shifts on the desktop version

    currently the app is the only way for employees to request an open shift. Would like the feature to be available on the desktop for those who don't want to use the app

    6 votes
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  16. Cannot offer shifts to members of different shifts group

    In shifts you can separate members into multiple groups. I have mine separated into regular workers and managers. Managers have a different schedule than regular workers. I do not want regular workers to be able to offer or swap hours with a manager and vice versa.

    6 votes
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  17. Shifts - Let me see the entire team's schedule and not just mine on the App!

    If I am part of a customer service team, but am in a separate "group", I cannot view/manage other's schedules from the app because I can only see my shifts. This is a problem for managers trying to edit the schedule and check availability across multiple groups!

    6 votes
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  18. Color Coding in Shifts

    Can you add a feature to shifts to assign names to the different color coding? Like how you can in planner?

    5 votes
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  19. Shifts Employee In/Out of office feature

    It would be awesome if there was a tab that you could open in Shifts that employees could quickly access and click that they are in or out of the office. It would also be beneficial if the whole team could view everyone's in/out status on the same tab.

    5 votes
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  20. Shifts + Planner & To-Do Tasks

    Let shifts to link and attach one or more planner tasks or one or more to-do tasks inside daily shifts tasks and improve the number of chars in daily task label. Thanks

    5 votes
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