Break Rules are designed to automate the deduction of breaks from the payroll process.
Menu > Settings > Payroll Rules > Break Rules
Break rules are used to automate the calculation required when deducting breaks from an employee's shift.
Take the example of Employees are entitled to -
- A 30min unpaid break on shifts of 5 hours or longer to be taken within the first 6 hours of working
- A 20min paid break on shifts of 10 hours or longer to be taken after 2 hours of working
The above Break Rules will automatically apply when the set conditions have been met.
An Automated Break Rule is the most common configuration for most organizations. They are best used when your employees are entitled to a break after a shift meets stated conditions.
The below Break Rule configuration will apply for a situation where an employee is entitled to -
An unpaid meal break of at least 30 minutes (to be taken after the first hour of work and within the first 6 hours of work after their shift is 5 hours or more
A Skippable Break Rule functions like an automated one, except employees (or managers only) are able to choose to skip the automated break.
The break can be skipped in the Clock area of the Employee Console
Navigate to Menu > Home > Employee Console
Select the break to be skipped in the drop down box and click the Add button to skip the break.
The shift details will be updated detailing any skipped breaks.
A timesheet entry can be updated by a manager to skip any breaks available.
> Rosters > Timesheets
Under the Update Shift box, select the break to skip in the drop down box and update the shift.
A Selectable Break is used to allow employees or managers to opt into a break rule at their discretion.
The break can be selected in the Clock area of the Employee Console
Select the break to be applied to the shift and click the Add button to select the break.
The shift details will be updated with any selected breaks.
A timesheet entry can be updated by a manager to apply a Selectable Break Rule.
Under the Update Shift box, select the break to apply in the drop down box and update the shift.