An accrual is time that is added to a user's existing time off balance on a regular schedule. For each accrual you define, you can specify whether it should be prorated. Prorating means that users will accrue time, based on the accrual rate you specify, for the following time periods:
Prorating reflects an "earned time off" approach to accruals – employees accrue based on time worked in the preceding accrual period. If you choose no prorating, the set, flat accrual amount will be added on each defined accrual day, regardless of how long the policy has been in effect, and no time will accrue on the last day of the policy (unless it falls on a set accrual day).
For more information, refer to How Time Off Accruals are Prorated in Replicon's online help.
If you edit settings for a time off type at the system level, the selected setting will only apply to newly-added users. To enable or disable prorating for a time off policy at the system level:
To enable or disable prorating for individual users: