What if I don’t clock exactly on time?
***NOTE: The rounding logic in EmpCenter changed on February 2nd, 2014. Below are the details for the current rounding logic. Click here for details on the old rounding logic prior to 2/2/14.***
EmpCenter rounds each clock or work in/out slice to the nearest quarter (.25) hour to give clocking employees some leeway when clocking in and out.
Example: employee clocks in at 7:58 am and clocks out at 5:02 pm with an hour lunch. The employee worked 8.07 hours (after converting the 4 minutes to decimal (4/60=.07) and subtracting out the hour lunch). With rounding to the quarter hour, the employee will be paid for 8 hours. See the table below for conversions:
Please note, the rounding logic will be applied to each clock or work in/out slice for the day, not to the total hours for the day.
EmpCenter is programmed with some leeway. For each clock in/out slice, EmpCenter will round to the nearest 10th of the hour after subtracting out the meal.
For example, you clock in at 7:58 am and clock out at 5:00 pm and take a 1 hour meal, a total of 8 hours and 2 minutes for the day. EmpCenter will convert the 2 minutes to .03 (2/60=.03, for a total of 8.03 hours) and will round down to 8 hours. If you clock in at 8:01 am and clock out at 5:04 pm for a total of 8 hours and 3 minutes, EmpCenter will convert the 3 minutes to .05 (3/60=.05) and round up to 8.10 hours.
Minute conversion chart:
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