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  1. Shifts: Make color themes editable

    We finally have Shifts but I now cannot change the Theme colour of my time type off. Please make this editable like in StaffHub. So I can give the colour blue not the name blue but anything I would like and is useful for our users.

    121 votes
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  2. Vacation Accrual and Tracking

    I would like to be able to use Shifts as a PTO tracking System.

    Each employee should have a PTO and Sick Balance that is tracked in Shifts according to their accrual rates.

    When they request PTO/Sick, shifts should show both the employee and the manager how this request will affect their balance at the time the PTO/Sick is taken so we know if they will be going negative or not.

    Also when the time is approved by the manager their balance should be deducted.

    93 votes
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  3. Shifts- let the lunch hours be copied with the shift itself

    Right now, you can create a shift and add an un-paid lunch, but that DOES NOT copy to the rest of the week/schedule if you copy/paste that shift. It would be nice to "default" a non-paid lunch on an 8-5 or 9-6 shift.

    87 votes
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  4. Show Shifts from All Teams

    Offer a view in Shifts where managers can see all employees and shifts, not just one team at a time. I have employees on different teams and need to keep track of all of them. Toggling between 6 different teams to do so isn't productive.

    84 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Shifts Swap portions of your shift.

    Ability to have someone cover your shift entirely or just a portion. Example I need to take off 2 hours early but I only need to offer up those 2 hours to someone else. I will work the rest of the 8 hour shift.

    81 votes
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  6. Connect Power BI to Shifts Data

    Hi, I would like to connect Power BI to Shifts data in order to be able to make reports from Shifts having real time data available.

    72 votes
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  7. Shift notification update

    When I make a change in Shifts and a notification is sent to the affected Teams members it only indicates that their schedule was changed. My recommendation would be to indicate which shift, or day, was changed. I manage the schedule for 86 security officers and am constantly making changes to their schedules. We provide security at several locations and need to reassign officers to these different locations several times per week. When I make a change in Shifts, it would be extremely helpful to let our officers know what day and shift was changed.

    68 votes
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  8. shifts

    Ability to share shift schedule with non shift members in the organization (Other channels)

    66 votes
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  9. Shifts - Allow multiple shifts per team

    Similar to how a Team can have multiple channels we would like to see multiple Shifts/Schedules in a single team.

    65 votes
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  10. Import Shifts Template Enhancements

    It would be nice if the Import template had ALL options associated with shifts. For example, I name my shifts (i.e. an 8 hour swing shift is an S8), and code them a specific color, but the import feature does not have options for this which means I have to go through manually and change everything after the fact.

    64 votes
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  11. Shifts: Swap Multiple Shifts

    Allow the swapping of multiple shifts/with multiple people

    62 votes
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  12. Shifts Managers ability to mark a person out when they call in.

    Make a feature that will mark the employee out if they call in sick/out. Thus quickly informing the rest to of the team.

    61 votes
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  13. Shift change notifications

    We're finding that when shift changes occur, notifications aren't being sent to the members of a schedule on the desktop version of MS Shifts. Much the way conversation notifications from within Teams sends an email, it would be useful if Shifts did the same thing

    54 votes
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  14. 50 votes
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  15. Automatically open Shifts to "Today" week.

    I would prefer to have Shifts automatically open the session to the current week, rather than the last viewed week. It can be confusing if I don't realize the dates have changed and that I'm actually viewing the wrong shifts.

    47 votes
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  16. show week number in shifts

    would be great to see the week number on week view.
    we use that info to identify week plan.

    small issue. 😉

    46 votes
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  17. Availability in Shifts for Desktop

    You can set daily availability on the mobile app. Can we do the same for the desktop app? It is so useful! The availability markers show up when making shifts.

    46 votes
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  18. Ability to Clock in/out using the web version in addition to the mobile app

    having the time clock option is great!... if everyone on your team has a smart device and is willing to use it to clock in. It would be very beneficial to have the ability as an employee to clock in for my shift on the computer when I login vs. having to use a mobile device.

    45 votes
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  19. Overview of all shifts per employee


    1. Create the posiblility for a manager to see all the shifts an employee has. Our employees can be a member of more than one team.

    2. Create the posiblility for an employee to see all her/his shifts, even if she/he is a member of more than one team.

    45 votes
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  20. Teams Shift - Need to set up Time Clock for Shifts and maintain multiple locations.​

    Need to set up Time Clock for Shifts and maintain multiple locations.​ We checked and found that, we were able to add only one location but not multiple locations.

    Request you to kindly get the option to add multiple location in Time Clock Set up in Teams shift.

    44 votes
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