Release Notes

Versions History

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Version 5.5 (June 15th 2022)

  • A manager can now see the date and time of an employee’s last activity. The date is visible on an employee’s profile and report.
  • Employees interested in an open shift and whose invitation mode is set to “everyone” are now displayed in order of the invitation responses.
  • The list of employees invited to an open shift or replacement now shows a grouping separator as specified in the custom invitation rule.
  • The “use planned break time when an employee does not clock their unpaid break” setting has been split into two settings to provide more flexibility. A parameter is applied if the employee has clocked a break that is too short and another one is applied if the employee has not clocked their break at all.
  • A Voilà! administrator can now deactivate the timesheet module if their company doesn’t use it.
  • A Voilà administrator can now deactivate the expense module if his company does not use it.
  • New icons have been added to illustrate a vacation type.
  • When reassigning a shift as a recurring replacement over several days, the reassignment only takes place on the selected day.
  • Other general performance improvements.

Version 5.4 (Mai 30th 2022)

  • Several new parameters have been added to leave types to support all of your company’s needs:
  • Prevent a leave from being approved when the associated bank balance is insufficient.
  • Prevent creating a leave request of this type when the associated bank balance is insufficient.
  • Requirement of an entry of a leave value to be deducted
  • Mandatory to add a reason
  • Include the calculation of overtime
  • Include the calculation of statutory holidays
  • Hide the bank associated with this type of leave in the employee profile.
  • Prevent submitting a leave request without specifying the team, position and location.
  • Set a default action to apply to shifts impacted by the approval of a leave request

  • A statutory holiday that has already been entered can now be edited, allowing you to change the parameters or assign it to other employees.
  • It is now possible to add a leave request to an employee via the timesheet screen.
  • Leave requests awaiting approval are now displayed on an employee’s timesheet.
  • It is now possible to request time off from the shift detail screen. The leave request is automatically adjusted to the scheduled hours of the shift.
  • Following the activation of the “automatic adjustment of paid breaks” parameter, the time of a paid break not taken is now added to the clocked working hours.
  • A new company setting allows you to activate or not the questions asked during the punch in and out.
  • An approved leave request shows the bank balance associated with it at the time it was made.
  • In the planning view, a display option allows you to choose to display the groupings without shifts.
  • The punch console pin can now be longer than 6 digits.
  • It is now possible to put a note on a weekly bonus added to a timesheet
  • It is now possible to import expenses from a CSV file.
  • It is now possible, via a CSV file, to import leave bank balances.
  • A new company setting allows you to block the self-approval of a leave request associated with and created by a manager.
  • In the timesheets, when an employee is absent on a shift, zero is now displayed as hours worked and not only the planned hours.
  • When an automated exit punch is applied to a shift and the “automatic management of unpaid breaks” parameter is active, the scheduled break time is subtracted from the total time worked.
  • The user experience of the shift management screen impacted by a leave approval has been improved.
  • A manager can now add a comment when approving a leave request.
  • When requesting leave, a proposed number of hours or days is displayed (varies based on the schedule of the employee requesting a leave).
  • In the list of leave banks, an indicator has been added to indicate that this bank is synchronized with an external payroll system.
  • Shifts with a variable end time are no longer automatically validated at punch out.
  • New parameters into the integrated payroll systems of Nethris and EmployeurD allow you to convert hours into amounts (or vice versa )when exporting leave banks.
  • In the schedule view, the selection mode is now automatically deactivated after applying a selected action.
  • If a break has been specified with a start time and the employee has not clocked in or out, this break will be adjusted according to the scheduled break time.
  • In the mobile version of the Voilà dashboard, an employee can now choose the number of days they want to see. The choices are 7, 30 or 90 days.
  • An employee assigned to a non-clockable shift can now modify their hours worked as long as the shift is not approved.
  • The 1/20 calculation of public holidays now includes the bonuses that impact the salary earned.
  • An overtime rule can now be assigned to one or more employees.

Version 5.3 (May 3rd 2022)

  • New fields have been added to an employee’s profile including their date of birth, address, primary and secondary emergency contact person.
  • A manager can now add a shift note which will be visible to them as well as supervisors and administrators.
  • It is now possible to make a standard invitation rule by specifying a custom reminder list.
  • It is now possible to import expenses from a CSV file.
  • A new company setting lets you hide the chat functionality from employees and/or managers.
  • A new permission lets you choose to display the holidays of colleagues.
  • A new permission lets you display colleagues’ availabilities 
  • Total leave is now displayed in the time view.
  • The calendar view now supports team grouping and shift copying between groupings.
  • The hourly view per employee per day no longer exists. It’s been replaced by the daily calendar view which has been visually improved.
  • Date selector now displays the first day of the calendar week according to company settings.
  • When inserting a timetable template (in the timetable view, ), a preview of inserted shifts is shown to the user to prevent errors.
  • In the time view, the contextual menu on a shift now offers an option to change it directly.
  • In the hourly view, shift copy now also allows recurrence instances to be copied.
  • In the timetable view, the visual of day notes and attached files have been improved.
  • The list of company locations now displays if a place has sub-locations
  • Selecting shifts is now possible in the calendar view grouped by position.
  • In the “calendar” and “by employee” schedule views, the contextual menu on a shift now contains the “Change hours” action.
  • When approving a leave request, in addition to applying specific actions on the affected shifts, it is possible to edit these shifts in order to change, for example, the time slot.
  • For companies linked to Folks, accumulated overtime banks are now exported to Folks.


Version 5.2.3 (March 3rd 2022)

  • Employees now have the option to be invited to replacements outside of their availability.

Version 5.2 (March 31 2022)

  • Full Spanish language support. Voilà is now available in Spanish for the web console, web punch, and our iOS and Android versions of the app. The configuration of your company, which includes among other things positions, locations and teams, can now be in three languages: French, English and Spanish.
  • When the option to show totals is active in the schedule view, these are now included in the timetable printout.
  • The “Recurring Shifts Ending Soon” dashboard screen now allows you to extend all shifts in the list with a single click.
  • The import of employees by CSV file can now include custom fields. These custom fields can then be visible in the employee’s profile, in employee reports, and be used for payroll file export setups.
  • The shift report can now be customized to choose and order the desired columns.

Version 5.1 (March 3rd 2022)

  • It is now possible to save schedule templates, resulting in time saved building schedules.You can either save a set of shifts or an individual one as a template. Which can easily be applied to other scheduling periods.
  • When creating or modifying shifts, the capacity is now indicated on the location and sub-location selector. This capacity indicates the number of people assigned to shifts that overlap the period of the shift being created or edited.
  • A sub-location filter is now available for the hourly, timesheet, and employee views. Sub-locations are now included in various shift reports.
  • Custom employee fields are now included in the various shift and employee reports.
  • A new replacement report is now available. This report shows the employee being replaced, the replacement and shift information regarding the replacement.
  • The detailed shift view now offers the history of shift changes. It shows the modified fields, with the old value and the new value, the person making the modification and the modification date. 
  • The budgets panel in the detail shift view is now displayed in a dialog.
  • Other improvements and minor fixes

Version 5.0 (February 11th 2022)

  • New smart scheduling feature allows scheduling by one of four methods: rotation, seniority, performance and personalized.
  • It is now possible to copy/cut and paste selected shifts. This feature offers great flexibility supporting the majority of your use cases.
  • Improved multiple selection mode in schedule view. With a single click, it is possible to select all the shifts of the week or of a day.
  • In an employee’s file, it is now possible to see a detailed history of the changes made to the employee’s data.
  • Adding a premium pay period to an employee’s timesheet now offers a pre-configured premium selector. Reducing the risk of errors on the earning codes.
  • The duration selector in the leave request now offers 3.5h and 7h options. Note- You can always enter specific durations without going through the selector.
  • In the time view, right-clicking on a shift allows you to perform the following actions: Select, Edit shift, Reassign, Convert to draft, Convert to open shift, Cancel shift and Delete shift.
  • Other minor improvements and fixes.

Version 4.7 (January 16, 2021)

  • Improved shift creation screen that makes it easier to assign recommended employees based on your company settings.
  • In the schedule view, it is now possible to select any set of shifts to perform the following actions: cancel shifts, reactivate shifts, turn into a draft, convert into an open shift and destroy shifts.
  •  Administrators can now add or modify employees on Voilà! from a CSV file. This feature is very useful when initially setting up a company.
  •  Administrators can now add multiple locations, shifts, positions and leave requests on Voilà! from a CSV file.
  • A new version of the Timesheet Summary Report is now available. This report contains overtime information based on your company’s custom overtime rules. It also contains leave requests, expenses and bonuses.
  •  It is now possible to erase an employee profile.
  • The filename of the various reports now contains filtered information for teams, locations and positions.
  •  It is now possible to specify a team, a location or a position to a bonus time period. This addition is used to match the correct earnings codes when exporting to payroll to EmployerD or Nethris.
  •  It is now possible to export the payroll report to EmployeurD or Nethris based on a different pay period than the one specified in your company’s settings.

Version 4.6 (December 20, 2021)

  • The manager dashboard interface has been improved. Cost statistics have also been added.
  • The employee dashboard now offers statistics for 7, 30 or 90 days.
  • The hourly view filter now allows you to filter the display of holidays by type of leave.
  • The hourly view filter now allows you to filter shifts according to the status of employees linked to these shifts.
  • The hourly view filter shows subsets of employees, positions and locations according to the selected teams.
  • The grouping of the time view now appears in printing.
  • Employees can now create shifts on the web version and not just on the mobile version.
  • The punch console now displays the preferred language of the pointing employee.
  • The shift icon entered by employees is more visible and present in all views showing those shifts.
  • The total shift duration entered by employees is displayed in the schedule view.
  • Shift Notes, in Calendar view, now appear on multiple lines.
  • The shifts offered during an exchange request respect the teams and positions of employees with compatible shifts.
  • Unification of the signage (icon, avatar, color) of the quarters requiring replacement.
  • Fixed a bug in editing an employee’s profile that produced an invalid value for the score linked to a position.
  • Keyword search in announcements now searches in the title of the message in addition to searching in posts.
  • In conversations and announcements, the date of messages is displayed correctly.
  • Sometimes the notification of a new message in a conversation was not sent.
  • The schedule report now contains a column that indicates the status of the shift. Open shift, Open shift filled, Assigned shift, Open shift canceled, Assigned shift canceled.
  • The columns of the leave requests list have been reorganized for ease of use.
  • The screen for creating time off requests has been adjusted for ease of use.
  • In timesheets, the “Add time” and “Add expense” actions are represented as buttons instead of being in a menu.
  • In the “General settings” section “Notifications”, it is now possible to deactivate all notifications for all employees.
  • It is now possible to add several unavailability or availability dates at the same time.
  • Leave types can now be customized by teams, locations, positions or employees.
  • New employees now appear at the end of the schedule when sorting is in “personalized” mode.
  • Open shift invitation notifications are now sent when converting a recurring canceled shift into an open shift.
  • The manager’s comment for a denied request for time off is displayed in the email notification of this denied request.

Version 4.5 (December 9, 2021)

  • It is now possible to get the action menu on a shift by “right clicking” on it in the schedule.
  • The print format of the scheduling view has been improved.
  • Scheduling view by employee view offers a new compact view to see more employees.
  • The shift note is now displayed on the calendar by day view.
  • Dragging and pressing Ctrl copies shifts in draft mode in all views.
  • The display mode (week, pay period), in the Timesheets view, is saved when navigating to other pages.
  • All display modes in the Scheduling view are saved when navigating to other pages.
  • In the “Payable” section of the shift detail screen, an indicator shows the reason for an irregularity, such as being outside the GPS range.
  • In the shift edit screen, the end time is no longer adjusted when editing the start time and other minor adjustments.
  • Managers can now see the shifts to be traded in a trade request to be approved.
  • An employee can now put a note on a shift which is visible to managers.
  • Adjustments to the trade request screen for ease of use.
  • It is now possible to give a title to a new conversation even if it’s addressed to the same group of people.
  • In addition to searching in posts, keyword search in ads now searches in the title.
  • In conversations and announcements, the date of messages is now displayed correctly.
  • Sometimes the notification of a new message in a conversation was not sent.
  • The schedule report now contains a column that indicates the status of the shift: Open shift, Open shift filled, Assigned shift, Open shift canceled, Assigned shift canceled.
  • For ease of use, the columns of the leave requests list have been reorganized.
  • The screen for creating time off requests has been adjusted for ease of use.
  • In timesheets, the “Add time” and “Add expense” actions are now represented as buttons instead of being in a menu.
  • In the “General settings” section under “Notifications”, it is now possible to deactivate all of them for all employees.
  • It is now possible to add several unavailability or availability dates at the same time.
  • Leave types can now be customized by teams, locations, positions or employees.
  • New employees now appear at the end of the schedule when sorting is in “personalized” mode.
  • Notifications for open shift invitations are now sent when changing a recurring canceled shift into an open shift.
  • A manager’s comment for a denied time off request is now displayed in the email notification.

Version 4.4  (november 23, 2021)

  • In the “Calendar” view under “Schedule”, leave requests remain at the top of the screen.
  • It’s now possible to create shifts using a csv file by using the new “Import Shifts” option in the “Schedule” view.
  • Old announcements now shows all the messages, not just the first one.
  • Correctly show leave requests that overlap the daylight saving time change.
  • Administrators can now see, in the employee profile screen, the invitation code to join Voilà.
  • Employees can now add a note on a shift. This note is visible to managers and supervisors.
  • Editing a shift start and end time correctly preset the premiums attached to the new period.
  • Five new type of employee is now available: Student, Regular, Seasonal, Partial with restriction, manager.
    Fix assignments on a recurring shift having different slot count on some instances.
  • A new master switch to globally disabled notifications. Useful during onboarding process.
  • Humi integration now support Humi clients having many Humi accounts and only one Voilà! account.

Version 4.3 (november 19, 2021)

  • Major user experience improvements in the conversation module.
  • Improvements on corporate ads. It’s also now possible to attach questions in polls.
  • Visual improvements to the information displayed in the “To Pay” section on a shift detail.
  • The shift report now contains a new “note” column.
  • Spontaneous premiums are no longer applied to previous shifts when copying weekly ones
  • When exporting a timesheet, if the account is associated with an external partner, this partner is now preselected in the menu, thus avoiding bad operations.
  • Time clock adjustments allow you to punch on break for the second consecutive shift of the day.
  • There are now two corporate settings to allow time entry and shift creation by employees.
  • In the scheduling view, it is now possible to choose how to display the shifts covering two days: on the first day and the following day, the first day or second day only.
  • Several other minor improvements.

Version 4.1 (October 19, 2021)

  • It’s now possible to export a csv or excel report of your employees.
  • For HUMI customers, it’s now possible to configure your account to sync Humi employees onto Voilà!.
  • For businesses that don’t have  a payroll partner, the cumulative vacation request is adjusted automatically when the approved vacation request expires.
  • A new parameter is used to block replacement requests on a shift if the time between the date of the request and the start of the shift is greater than the minimum time specified in the new parameter.
  • A new setting has been added to prevent employees from making vacation requests.
  • The date selections between the time and timesheet are now synchronized. If you change the date in one view, the same date will be applied in the other view.
  • We now offer a public API to get general or requested time off from employees.
  • You can now deactivate an employee from the employee file.
  • When the browser is refreshed in the schedule and timesheets page, the selected date is kept.
  • Minor UI improvements and fixes when selecting employees to invite to a shift.
  • Improvement of the punch sign in on a shift.
  • Shift status indicators in the hourly view are now correctly updated in the scheduled view.
  • Managers can no longer see the reasons for leave requests from employees they do not manage.
  • Images of entry and exit punches in timesheets are now displayed with a smaller size.
  • Other minor fixes.

Version 4.0 (October 5, 2021)
New features

  • Overtime and shift premiums are now available. Offering a flexible configuration that meet a variety of your business needs .
  • The Timesheet page has been adjusted to allow viewing and editing of overtime and bonus calculations.

Improvements

  • Timesheets can now be viewed for the entire pay period, not just one week at a time.
  • The shift detail display now offers GPS precision when punching in.
  • It’s now possible to edit the web punch PIN directly on the employee’s profile.
  • There is now an indicator that displays when a timesheet is locked.
  • Various improvements in the punch information display in the shift detail screen.
  • Other minor improvements

Web 3.21 (August 10, 2021)

  • New interface to create a conversation.
  • Conversations and announcements are now shown in separate lists.
  • New company setting that uses planned break time when an employee does not clock their unpaid break.
  • Improvement of the iconographic symbols representing the state of the time clock during a shift.
  • Improved rounding in the experience column in the employee list.
  • Adjustment of the maximum hours calculation to exclude unpaid break times when inviting open shift.
  • Reorganization of some company settings.

Version 3.20 (June 18, 2021)

Smart punch launch:

  • When “Automatic punching of consecutive shifts” is enabled on the company settings, employees with multiple scheduled shifts can now punch in at the start of the day and punch out at the end of the day. It’s no longer necessary to point the entry and exit of each shift.
  • New setting allows companies to control smart adjustment of breaks.
  • New company parameter allows you to automatically clock the exit of the shifts in case employees forget.
  • New company parameter allows you to indicate if the tolerance is paid between consecutive shifts.
  • It’s now possible to define paid breaks on a shift. These breaks can be logged by the employee.

The web punch console includes:

  • A new visual signature.
  • Improved and simplified entry of point data.
  • Now supports logging in paid breaks.

Web 3.12.7 

(June 1, 2021)

  • Optimized timesheet reports.
  • Improved time entries by supervisors on behalf of an employee.
  • The “Unvalidated time entries” filter has been optimized for timesheets grouped by location.

(May 19, 2021)

  • Adding an employee on a supervisor’s team is no longer applicable if the supervisor doesn’t manage the employee in the system.
  • The various team, position and location selectors used in the company settings are now filtered according to the supervisor’s teams.
  • A manager can now relocate employees between the teams they manage.
  • Improved option to re-edit a time entry.
  • It’s now possible to navigate directly to the screen detailing the time entries via 2 shortcuts in the pop-up window displaying an employee’s shifts.


Web 3.12.5 (May 14, 2021)

  • An employee’s timesheet now displays a week’s worth of time entries on the same page.
  • It’s now possible to sort an employee list by the last name.
  • All 4 types of shift reports are now downloadable.
  • The employee role is now displayed on the employee list, as well as schedules seen by employees, on timesheets and on the employee filter.
  • The punch display status in the detail of a quarter with a replacement request in progress- this sentence doesn’t make sense
  • Adjustments made on managers’ profiles.
  • Adjusted names for shift swapping requests     
  • Adjustment of time entry changes by employees.
  • Voilà! now integrates with Sofe.

Web 3.12.2 (May 6, 2021)

  • Reports are now exportable in Excel (xls) format.
  • The total hours on the Timesheets screen now excludes break time and includes paid preparation time.
  • When approving a requested day off, managers can now ignore the automatic switch to open shifts and replace the requested employee’s shifts ·     
  • An employee can now delete a non-validated time entry made by their manager.
  • A manager can now delete an unlocked time entry.
  • It’s now possible to filter the list of time entries by non-validated time entries.     
  • The photo display for punching in and out are now accessible directly on the Timesheets screen.
  • The total hours worked are now calculated when entering the time entry rather than when posting the timesheet.
  • It is now possible to not have to bundle the notifications of invitation to an open shift or for a replacement.
  • Exporting expenses to Nethris now supports a different earning code per expense type. It is also possible to completely disable the expense exports.  
  • The employee import configuration, from an external system, now allows you to disregard certain fields such as email and phone number.
  • Adjustment for the number of participants displayed in a conversation or an announcement.
  • An employee can now view their time banks on their profile.

Web 3.12.1 (May 4, 2021)

  • Improved timetable display.
  • The shifts displayed on the calendar are now optimized for zooming in and out on the browser.


Web 3.12.0 (April 29, 2021)

  • Improved the punch adjustment screen.
  • When creating a replacement request, a manager can now choose whether the replacement should be approved.
  • Managers can view shifts linked to a team they don’t manage.
  • Managers can view an employee’s team they aren’t managing.
  • The punch in and out photo is now always visible in the timesheet.
  • A punch outside the work area is now orange instead of green
  • Punch fit within quarter end tolerance.
  • Improved drag and drop to edit a shift.
  • The integration section on the app settings now indicates which integrations are enabled

Web 3.11.2 (April 20, 2021)

  • You can now attach images and files to conversations and announcements.
  • Improved timesheet validation.
  • Supervisors now only see the employees they supervise and not all company employees, except in company settings screens.
  • Location selection is now mandatory when creating a shift.
  • Visual improvements of the vacation request list.
  • Vacation requests from deactivated employees are no longer visible.

Web 3.11.1 (April 9, 2021)

• Improvements in the editing screen helps facilitate the editing of positions, teams and places of an employee file
• A new setting allows employees to enter an unscheduled timesheet entry.
• The employee selector in the reassignment screen has been adjusted to facilitate entry.
• The conversation list is accurately refreshed after archiving a conversation.


Web 3.11 (April 7, 2021)
• Login information is nowdisplayed on an employee’s profile.
• The last invitation reminder date to join Voilà! is now displayed on an employee’s file.
• A manager can now modify an employee’s email or phone number in their company, without affecting the connection information.
• The total hours of experience is now shown on an employee’s profile.
• The score modification of an employee’s position is now functional.
• On call shift confirmation is no longer limited to a set of values.
• The punch for a shift break is now fully functional.
• It is now possible to confirm an absence.
• It is now possible to validate a punch directly in the quarter detail dialogue.



Web 3.10 (March 19, 2021)

• For all views showing the schedule, symbols showing shift status have been standardized between web and mobile versions.

• In the grouped “by employees” view, it is possible to deactivate the display of shifts outside the grouping.

• In the “by employees” view over 2 weeks, the shift status is shown as in the week view.

• In the “by employee” view, the time paid is displayed on the shift tile. A display option allows you to deactivate it.

• In the “calendar” view by day, the shift status is shown as in the view by week.

• You can now validate an absence directly in the shift detail screen.

• Fixed insufficient memory error in “calendar” view.

• The Shifts report filters shifts according to the selected division.

• The result of the covid form is accessible in the detail of a quarter.

• The assignment placed on the shift uses a new assignment screen.



Web 3.7 (February 9, 2021)

  • It is now possible to filter the shift copy by shift type.
  • Improved dashboard signage.
  • Display of the name of the person who approved a replacement request in the shift details screen.
  • Possibility of destroying unapproved availability.
  • Adjustment of empty cells heights in Calendar view.
  • Possibility to change the email address of the recipient who receives your invoice from Voilà!

Web 3.8.0 (February 19, 2021)

  • Messaging now allows managers to make shoutouts.
    • Leave requests are visible in the timesheets.
    • Improvement of the timesheets summary reports

Web 3.8.2 (February 25, 2021)

  • Correction of timezones management in shift copy.

Web 3.9 (March 11, 2021)

  • Improvement of the employee assignment selection screen to present the most relevant employees to take the shift.
    • The autofill of planned hours to the timesheet can be disabled by position.
    • A leave request can be associated with a location or position allowing for better integration with third party systems.
    • The team editing screen allows editing of the code for integration to a third party system.
    • The total length of shifts worked for a pay period correctly rounds up seconds.
    • The subscription screen shows the personalized cost per employee.
    • Entering time in the timesheet allows you to enter a note.
    • Improvement of the time entry interface.
    • When deactivating locations, teams and positions, a confirmation screen is presented showing their uses.
    • An employee can see his time banks in his profile.
    • Other minor visual improvements

Web 3.7 (February 9, 2021)

  • The shift copy now allows filtering by shift type.
  • Improved dashboard signage.
  • The name of the person who approved a replacement request is now displayed in the detail of a shift.
  • An employee can now destroy unapproved availability.
  • In the time view, empty cell height has been reduced.
  • You can now change the email address of the Voilà! license invoice recipient .

iOS 1.11.2 (February 12, 2021)

  • Approval text in the shift detail view.
  • Adjustment in the automatic adjustment of the punch.
  • Adjustment of the dashboard signage.

Android 1.11.2 (February 12, 2021)

  • Managers can now filter the schedule according to the type of shifts.
  • Visual adjustments.

Web 3.6 (February 4, 2021)

  • In the employees schedule view, it is now possible to show the open shifts for each of the groupings.
  • In the two or four week schedule view, a week separator is now displayed.
  • In the custom invitation settings, in addition to being able to ignore schedule conflicts, you can now ignore unavailability.
  • A manager who creates a replacement request can directly assign the replacement.
  • A manager who creates a replacement request can see in advance who will be invited.
  • The schedule in employee profiles is displayed correctly on small screens.
  • When navigating between subsystems such as schedule, employees and timesheets, the status (date, search, active tab, etc.) of each subsystem is kept.
  • Some minor corrections to displays and texts.

iOS 1.11.1 (February 8, 2021)

• Corrected sorting of availability per day

• We can now go to the profile of the logged in user by clicking on the avatar in the dashboard

• The recurrence screen is no longer presented when inviting in a replacement request

• Correction of certain statuses in the detail of the shift

• Minor bug fixes


Web 3.5.5 (February 1, 2021)

  • Major redesign of availability management features, allowing companies to set a deadline for changes in availability.
  • Possibility to request changes in availability to be approved by a manager.
  • Added a timesheet report showing the total time worked per employee.
  • In the hourly view by employee, if the option ” Show non-scheduled employees” is inactive, employees without a shift will no longer be displayed in groupings.
  • The “Invite More” action, on a replacement request of a recurring shift, allows you to choose on which instance the change is applied.
  • In conversations, the name of the person who wrote the message is displayed in addition to their avatar.
  • Incomplete schedule alerts from the scheduler are now dynamically updated after a modification.
  • Fixed issues with multiple web browser tabs open in Voila!

Web 3.4.1 (January 22, 2021)

  • Added a smart punch adjustment setting to specify a range for which the clocking time will automatically be adjusted to the scheduled time.
  • Improved schedule copy functions, shifts to be copied are now shown before the copy takes place.
  • When creating an open shift it is now possible to change the “Minimum Score Required” and “Approval Required” settings specifically for that shift.
  • When approving a replacement request, the manager can now specify an invitation rule other than the one proposed by the system.
  • When approving a replacement request, the employees who will be invited are displayed to facilitate the decision of whether or not to approve the replacement.
  • In the details of an open shift or when searching a replacement, additional content was added to the list of employees invited or who will be invited.
  • In the details of an open shift or when searching a replacement, the invited employees schedule displayed now contains the same information as the full schedule view.
  • The favicon of Voilà! is back for your browser tabs.
  • In the Employee view, if you mouse over a leave request, the total hours to be paid are now displayed.
  • In an employee’s profile, the position and location selectors now show all positions and locations and not just those associated with the employee’s teams.

Web 3.2 (January 13, 2021)

  • In the “Employee View” schedule, it is now possible to sort employees by last name
  • Optimization of schedule loading time
  • A manager can now see the notes created by other managers in an employee’s profile
  • The “Shifts created by employees to be approved” dashboard tile is now only visible if the approval setting is active
  • The “New employees to approve” tile has been removed from the dashboard.
  • In the subscription screen, a text explains that you must first enter the country to set the billing province/state.
  • The “Supported event types” setting has been removed

Web 3.1 (January 7, 2021)

  • It is now possible to invite additional employees who are not compatible with the shift when the invitation mode is custom.
  • It is possible to synchronize your work schedule in an external application such as Outlook, Google Calendar and others.
  • The team selector, used when creating and editing shifts, groups teams by divisions.
  • Correction of reports in timesheets.
  • Adjustment of several texts.
  • Adjustment of the pagination of the list of managers in the general settings.
  • A manager can now see the names of the teams that a supervisor oversees.
  • An administrator can now modify his availability when the setting blocking the modification of availability by an employee is active.
  • Other minor fixes.


Web Punch (December 8, 2020)

  • The web punch console now clocks in at the shift’s planned end time when the employee chooses this option, rather than the current time
  • We now indicate an error message if an administrator tries to connect to the punch console with his email instead of using the punch user id of his company

Web Time Clock (December 2, 2020)

Forms are now available in the web punch console


Web 2.58.1 (December 1, 2020)

  • The reason for a shift cancellation is now kept, allowing employees to know the reason for the cancellation
  • An employee who has never joined their company will never be notified until the hire date, if specified, is in the future.
  • Importing employees from Nethris now allows you to specify to only add to employee positions instead of replacing them.
  • Improvements to support the Covid questionnaire in on the Web punch console.

Api 1.9.3 (November 24, 2020)

  • Email invitation notifications now contain break times
  • A shift with a missing exit punch will not be approved by timesheet approval
  • A shift, having had a replacement, which is transformed into a draft no longer contains the old replacement information
  • When a non-recurring shift is converted to a recurring shift, past clockings are not copied to new instances of the recurring shift.

Web 2.58.0 (November 17, 2020)

  • Fixed a bug preventing a replacement request on some December 2020 shifts for some accounts
  • In addition to hours and salaries, we now support vacation banks in days

Api 1.9.2 (November 17, 2020)

  • Notifications related to replacement requests or recurring open shifts now show the range of days covered by the replacement or the open shift and not the full range of the recurrence
  • Notifications related to the draft schedule publication now show the range of days covered by the publication or shift opening and not the full range of recurrence
  • Shifts whose times are validated in the timesheet are no longer destroyed when doing a backwards schedule delete
  • Fixed the export of punch data that for the transition between daylight saving time and standard time

Api 1.9.0 (November 11, 2020)


  • Addition of the employee status “Parental Leave”
  • SMS assignments now include shift note
  • When creating a business, Voilà! creates a default type of leave “Vacation”, thus simplifying the process of starting a business
  • Fixed statics when a shift ends exactly at the start of the following week
  • When changing an employee’s identifier, we ensure that it is unique.

Web 2.57.1 ​​(November 11, 2020)

  • It is now possible to search by employee name in the timesheet screen. Including archived employees
  • There is now a link allowing users to view the release notes
  • The hours (or amount) to be subtracted in a vacation request are no longer optional
  • In the creation (or modification) screen of a recurring shift, we now preselect the day
  • Standardized use on all screens of the edit control of the score of a position

API 1.9.0 (November 3, 2020)

  • The email notifying a change in availability now contains the old availabilities for reference in addition to the new ones
  • Improving the performance of the employee list
  • An employee who changes their availability will be invited to open shifts or compatible replacements within the following 30 days
  • A newly added employee will be invited to open shifts or compatible replacements within the next 30 days already posted
  • In the dashboard we now only see the closest instance to a recurring quarter and not all instances. The number of open shifts available also reflects this behavior.
  • An employee who views a colleague’s schedule no longer sees the punch icons relating to this colleague
  • Added new values to the pause duration selector in the shift creation / modification screen

Web 2.56.0 (November 2 2020)

  • The “Edit” and “Delete” actions on an approved vacation request have been removed for the employee. Only managers have access to these actions
  • The support conversation button no longer blocks the use of the schedule publication
  • The pause time is shown in “Y hours Y minutes”
  • When copying shifts in the “schedule per employee” view, the affinity information is presented in the confirmation dialog (Ex, schedule conflict)

Version 2.53.6 (October 26, 2020)

  • Ability to associate positions or locations from a newly associated team to the employee without refreshing the employee profile.
    • Correction of the “type of shift” filter in the massive suppression of shifts
    • Ability to create shifts in calendar view by sliding the cursor
    • Self-publication of schedules now offers choices up to 15 days before the period to be published

Version 2.53.5 (October 23, 2020)

  • Optimization of the night shift report

Version 2.53.4 (October 22, 2020)

  • Fixed a problem when copying shifts whose destination is the day of the time change
    • Keepng the recurrence rule when copying a shift by drag and drop

Version 2.53.0 (October 19, 2020)

  • Added a payment management module and display of the trial period
    • New notification to remind you to validate timesheets
    • Location code is now shown in location selectors
    • An employee’s profile now contains custom fields in case of integrations
    • Improved the performance of the timesheet screen
    • Added fields to the invitation report
    • Possibility to disable auto-filling of timesheets when the punch is disabled
    • Fixed the display of some error messages
    • The email support button is now in the left bar
    • Adding the employee’s name to the employee deactivation confirmation dialog
    • The Employee schedule tab was renamed “Employee view”

Version 2.50.1 (October 6, 2020)

  • The list of employees now contains the teams columns and the punch NIP
    • Fixed a bug in the validation of timesheets, shifts starting at midnight on the first day of the following week were validated.
    • The list of invited employees in the detail of a shift now shows if the employees have joined Voilà!
    • Corrections of certain labels
    • Moving shifts in the planning view is now prohibited for an employee.
    • Resizing a shift to increase its duration now works properly
    • The top of a moving shift is now aligned with the cursor, which allows you to clearly see where the shift will be repositioned
    • Undoing a shift resizing resets the original value
    • Ghost shifts are correctly displayed after moving or resizing the actual shift
    • A recurring shift or resize of a shift now shows a confirmation alert explaining the nature of the change
    • Resizing a shift with a different time zone now correctly changes the time of the shift
    • A shift with replacement that runs through the week now shows the shift under the person being replaced in the second week
    • The daily note a manager publishes is only seen by members of the teams managed by the manager.

Version 2.49.0 (October 2, 2020)

  • There is now a button which allows you to lock validated timesheets.

Version 2.48.1 (September 29, 2020)

  • Fixed date picker in the calendar
    • Improved rounding of minutes when changing end time or start time.
    • Correction of the message on an open shift during assignment
    • Correction of the open shift count of the dashboard
    • Adjustment of the confirmation message of the recurrence dialog when an invitation is refused
    • Added maximum hours worked in the list of employees
    • Display of positions and locations in alphabetical order
    • Links in shift notes are clickable.
    • A replacement request created by a manager inherits the invitation mode of the shift team and supports custom modes
    • In the hourly view by employees, the total hours no longer include canceled shifts and drafts

Version 2.4 (September 24, 2020)

  • New account creation process
    • New option to set shifts as replacement requests and not only open shifts when requesting time off
    • When a vacation request is deleted, the shifts in replacement requests return to the original employee.
    • You can now lock / unlock a timesheet
    • When creating a shift, the start and end date control is initialized correctly
    • When creating a shift, if you choose a personalized recurrence, the default is now “by week”
    • Wording adjustment in the assignment confirmation dialog.
    • The schedule displays the correct week’s shifts when there are substitutions that start in one week and end in the next.
    • When all the invited employees of a phase decline a shift, the next invitations phase is launched without waiting for the delay.
    • When approving a vacation request, the system proposes to transform shifts into replacements

Version 2.45.4 (September 11, 2020)

  • Optimization of timesheets exports

Version 2.45.0 (September 3, 2020)

  • Employees now see colleagues’ shifts
    • Users are notified when a new version of the application has been deployed (toast)
    • The API version number is displayed
    • The date of an “all day” leave request is now adjusted
    • The “invite a new employee” option is now kept on the user’s computer.
    • When creating an employee, certain fields are initialized according to the values ​​entered when creating a previous employee.
    • Adjustment of invitation timezones
    • Visual adjustment of the support button
    • The list of vacation requests can be sorted by employee
    • Visual adjustment of the notifications bar

Version 2.44.0 (September 1, 2020)

  • Companies integrated to Nethris are now forced to enter an employee number
    • New UX of the employee creation screen
    • Vacation requests now show approver and approval date
    • Employees can now create vacation requests on the web
    • Timesheets now show approver and date of approval
    • The dashboard adapts if the timezone of the device and shifts differ
    • You can now select the approver in a vacation request
    • In the schedule view the Publish schedule button is only displayed if there are shifts to be published.
    • Refreshing the calendar after approval of a request
    • In the team settings, added the option to include unavailable employees
    • When modifying the start date of a shift we now change the date of recurrence
    • When modifying the type of recurrence, the list of days is reset.
    • Other performance improvements