Payroll - setting standard days and minimum daily hours

This article includes the following topics:

  • Setting standard days for a user
  • Setting minimum daily hours for a user
  • Examples of default standard days 

What are standard days

Standard days are setup during award configuration. Standard days indicate the typical working days of an employee. Standard days can be overridden for a particular employee. 

Why is this important

Standard days effect the following:

  • Leave creation
  • Public holiday shifts
  • Daily overtime

How to set standard days for a user

Standard days for a user is located on the Award Pay Group selection screen. 

1. Click Organisation

2. Click Users

3. Click Payroll

4. Click 1.png next to the User's Name (I chose Joe Bloggs) next to Status

5. Click Edit Pencil.pngEdit

6. The Award Pay Group screen will now be displayed

 

7. Depending on the pay group, Full time, Part time or Casual, the standard weekly hours and standard days selection could be different. See Examples of Default Standard Days for examples of standard configurations for the pay groups inside of easyemployer.

 

8. In the following example, I will set the standard days for a full time employee to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

  • Click Override Weekly Days for User
  • Select the days under Standard Day?
  • Click Submit
 
 
 
 
9. If you need to change the Standard Weekly Hours for a user, click Override Employment Type Values for User and change the values

 

Setting minimum daily hours for a user

1. Follow the instructions above to bring up the Award Pay Group screen

2. In the following example,  I will set the standard days for a full time employee to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and a minimum of 7.6 hours on those days:

  • Click Override weekly days for user
  • Select the days under Standard day?
  • Enter the Min paid hours for each day
  • Click Submit
 

Examples of default standard days 

 Full time

  • Standard weekly hours set to 38
  • Standard day selection Monday to Friday

 

 
Part time
 
  • Standard weekly hours set to 0
  • No standard day selection

 

 
Casual

  • Standard weekly hours set to 0
  • No standard day selection

 

 
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