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Enable Shift Differential Pay for Hourly Rate Employee Explanation

When Enable Shift Differential Pay for Hourly Rate Employee is turned on, Hourly Rate Employee will enable different hourly rates for different shift session, e.g. 
  • Hourly Rate 1 for Shift Session 1 (Book In Time to Lunch Out Time), 
  • Hourly Rate 2 for Shift Session 2 (Lunch In Time to Rest Out Time/Book Out Time), 
  • Hourly Rate 3 for Shift Session 3 (Rest In Time to Book Out Time). 
e.g. $100 for Day Time Shift, $120 for Night Shift. etc. 

If the hourly rate employee have different hourly rates for different work type (e.g. Bar Bending $600 per hour, Bricklaying $300 per hour), different hourly rates can be assign to different Shift session of the Shift code on the Roster of this employee.

1. Enable Shift Differential Pay for the Employee, go to Employee Master, Salary Info tab, and turn on Enable Shift Differential Pay for Hourly Rate Employee. And define the hourly rates for different work types.

2. Define different Hourly Rates for different Shift sessions in Shift Code. e.g.

In this case, this employee will get Hourly Rate 6 (i.e. $600) for the morning session and $300 for the afternoon session. (the time information of morning session and afternoon session are defined in the Working Hours Setting tab)

3. Define Roster Table as normal

4. Depending on the option Pay Regular Hours for Hourly Rate Employee (in Payroll Module Setup, Payroll tab), the employee wages will calculate based on roster table or attendance records of this employee.

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