Control how workers clock in and clock out for their breaks, including preventing clocking back in early.


  1. Administrator level permission.
  2. Setting up breaks table in compliance ruleset. 

Mega Menu > Location > Attendance > Settings > Enable Breaks

Configure Settings
Require that workers clock in / clock out for their breaks. When enabled, select one of the three options.

  1. Paid breaks only
  2. Unpaid breaks only
  3. Both paid and unpaid breaks

Prevent Clocking Back In Early
If you require that workers take their full break before clocking back in to resume their shift, untick the checkbox against 'Paid Breaks' and/or 'Unpaid Breaks' By default, workers are allowed to clock back in early from their break.

Taking Additional Break - Not Scheduled
When a worker attempts to clock out for a break which has not been scheduled, they receive the following message;

Allocating Breaks
This is a prerequisite for 'prevent break clock in early'. Learn more about Allocating Breaks

Break Notifications

Related to Break Settings, break notifications alert Managers when Workers have not taken the required number (or duration) of paid and unpaid breaks allocated to them. Learn more about Break Notifications

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