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Control overtime at work using employee time clocks

by Ainsley Coomber January 09, 2017

Control overtime at work using employee time clocks

Handling mid sized or large businesses can be a tough task for business owners and administrators since there are many small things which one tends to look over or let go. But these small things can make a huge difference in the long run and are important to be checked. A business has both fixed expenditures and fluctuating ones. For example, monthly rent etc come in the category of fixed bills but payrolls can fluctuate every month. Several employees tend to get higher pay than they deserve by working unauthorized hours. To control this, businesses can make use of employee time clocks or time attendance systems. To know more about these, you can go through the following given information.

  • Several employees tend to stay in late in the workplace without really working for that amount of time and this forces the business to pay them for the number of hours spent in the office. Similarly, several workers check in or clock in early so as to accumulate a bigger pay amount than the workplace laws or restrictions. This unauthorized overtime may go unnoticed by business owners and may mean paying more every cycle. This amount translates into a huge expenditure for businesses every year.
  • There are two main methods for controlling employee overtime which results due to clocking in too early or clocking out too late. The first of these methods controls the workers from using the proximity time clocks till their scheduled shift time begins.  The second method is to enable the employees to start work early but begin their shift time from the scheduled hour itself.
  • The same thing can be done with clocking out time as well. Which means that employees must not be allowed to clock out after their shift time or let them work late but consider the shift time to be the same as the scheduled one. These methods help the company calculate the justified payroll and hence pay the salaries without paying any extra amount.

So now that you know the benefit of using an employee time clock for controlling unauthorized overtime, you too must install or employee one at your workplace. Doing so will help you save a great deal of money every month and every year. This little step or small investment can reap big benefits for your business. If you are looking for one such device for your workplace in Sydney, Australia, you can log on to uAttend AU and order one today! There are many types of such devices that you will find on this website and hence selecting one based on your needs will be easy.

 





Ainsley Coomber
Ainsley Coomber

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