Time Clock Rules

Refer to the following table for help setting clock-in and clock-out rules for idClock, Field Time Console (Manage Time tab), and, where noted, Web Collect.

Setting Name Description
ScheduledStartTime The default clock-in time for employees. Use military time format.

Example: 0630.

ScheduledStartTimeThreshold The maximum number of minutes that employees may clock in before or after the scheduled start time. If an employee clocks in outside of the ScheduledStartTimeThreshold, a note appears on the Manage Time screen in Field Time Console.

Example: 45

ScheduledStopTime The default clock-out time for employees. Use military time format.

Example: 1700

ScheduleStopTimeThreshold The maximum number of minutes that employees may clock out before or after the scheduled stop time. If an employee clocks in outside of the ScheduledStopTimeThreshold, a note appears on the Manage Time screen in Field Time Console.

Example: 45

TimeClockAutoLunchAmount The default amount of time that the system deducts for lunch.

Example: .5

TimeClockAutoLunchThreshold The minimum amount of time that an employee must work in order for lunch to be deducted automatically.

Example: 8

TimeclockDailyHoursExceptionLimit The maximum length of time that an employee may be clocked in before the duration is noted on the Time Clock Exception Report.

Example: 14

TimeClockIncrement The time increment to which the system rounds clock-in and clock-out times if you set the TimeClockRoundingRule to nearest.

Valid values: 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, and 60.

If an invalid entry is made, or if you leave this field blank, no rounding occurs.

TimeClockMode Indicates whether users can select a company, job, and phase when clocking in to Web Collect.
Valid values:
  • Simple: Allows users to clock in or out of Web Collect without having to choose additional options.
  • Enhanced: Allows users to choose a company, job, or phase when clocking in to Web Collect and a reason for clocking out.
TimeClockRoundingRule Determines if clock-in times are rounded up, down, or to the nearest TimeClockIncrement that you set above.

Valid values:

  • None: No rounding occurs.
  • Up: Clock times are rounded to the next time clock increment.
  • Down: Clock times are rounded to the last time clock increment.
  • Nearest: Clock times are rounded to the closest time clock increment.
UseScheduleRules Allows you to apply or remove scheduled start and stop times that were set above.

Valid values:

  • Yes: Rules for scheduled start and stop times are in effect.
  • No or blank: Rules for scheduled start and stop times are not in effect.