Employee break rules is one of the most important features in ShiftPlanning’s time clock system. It gives managers/administrators flexibility to set break rules according to various shift patterns. Exact calculation of employee breaks is important as it is directly related to their payroll calculations and that is why break button feature is present from the beginning in our time clock system.
We wanted to give more visibility to both managers and employees into employee breaks so we extended break button feature to show the break time on time clock terminals.
Where can you find this feature and how it works?
Once user/employee clocks in through time clock terminal, he/she can see ‘break button’ left to the ‘Clock out button’ as seen in image below.
Employee breaks can be easily taken just by clicking on ‘break button’. Once the break is over they can click on ‘Continue Shift’.
One can see break start/end time at the bottom.
Important Note : This break will be unpaid by default, unless managers/administrators have set paid break rules. You can find more information related to setting break rules here.
This improved visibility in employee breaks will surely help avoiding timesheet conflicts as well as help you improve productivity. As usual, feel free to add your thoughts/comments below. You can also send your questions to email@example.com or tweet us @ShiftPlanning.
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