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magic rat
02-14-2019, 06:10 AM
Hola,
I have two separate vacation slots, one 8 day which overlaps a 7 day slot by one day. I bid VTO because I want to get paid for 15 days. My question is, can I slide them on top of eachother, reducing the footprint, but still get paid for the 15 days?
Alternatively, should I deconflict them to ensure I do get 15 days of credit?
Thanks in advance.


kronan
02-14-2019, 06:38 AM
Hola,
I have two separate vacation slots, one 8 day which overlaps a 7 day slot by one day. I bid VTO because I want to get paid for 15 days. My question is, can I slide them on top of eachother, reducing the footprint, but still get paid for the 15 days?
Alternatively, should I deconflict them to ensure I do get 15 days of credit?
Thanks in advance.

With VTO all that matters is numbers of days, albeit surprised you were awarded an overlapping day...wouldnít be a bad thing to slide by 1 day to avoid potential computer errors.

once the SWW opens you can reduce your footprint to 0...but that doesnít mean youíll be able to request trips during the window.
Merely minimizes/eliminates the Red Bar of Death for open time pickups.

Youíre BLG will be 90 CHs

Adlerdriver
02-14-2019, 06:53 PM
once the SWW opens you can reduce your footprint to 0...but that doesnít mean youíll be able to request trips during the window.
Merely minimizes/eliminates the Red Bar of Death for open time pickups.

Youíre BLG will be 90 CHs
Based on my experience just this month, I donít think this is correct.
I shrank my footprint to zero and requested and was awarded a trip on my secondary where my footprint used to be.


magic rat
02-15-2019, 04:35 PM
You were still paid for your vacation days right?

So, I can get paid 15 days vacation, and THEN get a trip through VTO process to double dip essentially??

kronan
02-15-2019, 06:00 PM
Based on my experience just this month, I donít think this is correct.
I shrank my footprint to zero and requested and was awarded a trip on my secondary where my footprint used to be.

Poster has 15 days of Vacation, or 90 CHs of Vacation for a 4 week month.

Not sure shrinking the footprint would allow adding trips during the VTO window.

But would allow M/U trips once open time is released

Adlerdriver
02-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Poster has 15 days of Vacation, or 90 CHs of Vacation for a 4 week month.

Not sure shrinking the footprint would allow adding trips during the VTO window.

But would allow M/U trips once open time is released
Okay. It didnít sound like you were addressing the specific situation where someone has so much vacation that they have no more room for trips.
No Rat, you canít double dip. But if you have say, 42 hours of vacation, you can shrink your footprint to zero and be awarded secondary trips to build you up to BLG that fall inside the former vacation footprint you shrank.

magic rat
02-20-2019, 09:52 AM
Ok, what am I missing here, the SWW window is open, I'm clicking all over PFC, and I can't find where I can reduce my vacation footprint.

dustydog
02-20-2019, 10:02 AM
It's in the Secondary Line Generator.

Click on your Vacation footprint and a slider will pop up.

magic rat
02-20-2019, 10:12 AM
It's in the Secondary Line Generator.

Click on your Vacation footprint and a slider will pop up.

Thanks DD, I'm an idiot....