Break Rules Humanity HelpDesk - Break Rules

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Break Rules

Break rules are set per position enabling managers to get the exact working hours that needs to be paid. Go to the tab Staff > Select Locations & Positions from the top mid. Next to employee name, click the option 'Manage Break Rules/Create Break Rules'.

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These rules can be set differently for each individual 'Position' and with different time parameters. Once break times are set up, they are automatically applied to your schedule reports and timesheets allowing data to be accurately used in payroll processing.

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You can set a rule, for example, 6 hours or more, 30 minutes unpaid break is allowed. For more than 8 hours, 60 minutes unpaid break. In this case, create two rules as shown below:
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Inclusive minimum and maximum times


If this box is checked: Shift length >= minimum and shift length <= maximum
Break will be applied to shifts having total time equal to or greater than the minimum time of the break and equal to or less than the maximum time of the break rule.


If the box is unchecked: shift length > minimum and shift length < maximum
Break will be applied to shifts having total time greater than the minimum time of the break and less than the maximum time of the break rule.

Also, read more about Locations & Positions

Please feel free to let us know of any feedback by emailing support@humanity.com. Happy Scheduling!