As an administrator, you have the ability to enable/disable the Updates feature for specific employees. To do this, go to Admin, Updates, and click into the Individuals tab. From here, you can toggle on and off the status for each employee:
If you toggle on the status for that employee, then the manager and the employee will both receive an email notification letting them know.
Here is what the manager will see:
Here is what the employee will receive:
Note: if you change an employee's manager, their Update status will be toggled to off. This is because the system is recognizing this as a new change and the new manager will need to adjust the settings for that direct report.