Rosters and timesheets - award based rules

1) Award based rules

2) Rule system hierarchy

3) Where are award based rules located 

 

1) Award based rules

Rules in easyemployer can be set at multiple levels/locations. Award based rules can be set at specific locations and these are listed in the section below. It is important to be aware of the different locations where rules can be set as not all rules are available in all locations. The rules hierarchy needs to be considered when modifying rules in awards as they may be overridden at another location. 

2) Rule system hierarchy

Rules are applied in the system based on the following hierarchy where the lower-level rules override the higher-level rules. 

  • Organisation
  • Group
  • Role
  • Role group 
  • Award
  • Employment type
  • Pay group
  • Pay group roles
  • Interpretation period 
  • User

3) Where are award based rules located 

Below is a list of all of the path/locations for award based rules.

1. The first location is in the award landing page. (Organisation>Award - Click on the cog that appears when hovering over the award to reveal the rules option) 

The following rules available at this level (General rules > Shift rules):

  • Minimum shift length
  • Maximum shift length
  • Minimum time between shifts
  • Apply threshold to minimum time between shifts
  • Threshold for applying minimum time between shifts

(General rules > Minimum days off)

  • Minimum number of days off per period
  • Period length
  • Calculate minimum days off based on

2. The second location of award based rules is against the 'Employment types'. (Organisation>Award>[Selected award] - Click on the cog that appears when hovering over the employment type to reveal the rules option)

The following rules are available at this level (General rules > Shift rules):

  • Minimum shift length
  • Maximum shift length
  • Minimum time between shifts
  • Apply threshold to minimum time between shifts
  • Threshold for applying minimum time between shifts

(General rules > Minimum days off)

  • Minimum number of days off per period
  • Period length
  • Calculate minimum days off based on

3. The third location for award based rules is the 'Base award pay groups'. (Organisation>Award>[Selected award] - Click on the cog that appears when hovering over the base award pay group to reveal the rules option)

The following rules are available at this level (General rules > Shift rules):

  • Minimum shift length
  • Maximum shift length
  • Minimum time between shifts
  • Apply threshold to minimum time between shifts
  • Threshold for applying minimum time between shifts

(General rules > Minimum days off)

  • Minimum number of days off per period
  • Period length
  • Calculate minimum days off based on

4. The final location for award based rules is located in the section below 'Base award pay groups' called 'Interpretation periods'. (Organisation>Award>[Selected award] also in Organisation>Award>[Selected award]> Base award pay group)

The following rules are available at this level (General rules > Shift rules):

  • Minimum shift length
  • Maximum shift length
  • Minimum time between shifts
  • Apply threshold to minimum time between shifts
  • Threshold for applying minimum time between shifts

(General rules > Minimum days off)

  • Minimum number of days off per period
  • Period length
  • Calculate minimum days off based on

 

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