About time tracking policies

A time tracking policy is a set of guidelines and rules that an organization creates to define how employees should record their working hours. This policy outlines the procedures and tools employees should use to track their work hours, breaks, overtime.

A time tracking policy is essential for ensuring that employees are accurately compensated for the time they work, and that managers can effectively monitor and manage employee time and attendance.


To configure the time tracking policy

  1. On your sidebar, go to Settings
  2. In Time, select Time Tracking
  3. Access the default Time tracking policy by clicking on the arrow


Policy settings



  • Balance: set how the working balance in time tracking should work. If you want that overtime worked by employees will appear in their timesheets as pending until approved, activate the option Mandatory authorization to work overtime
  • Time tracking tolerance: set a time range in which the employees assigned to this policy can clock in and out.
    Learn more about time tracking tolerance
  • Overtime compensation: define how to compensate the overtime of your employee:
    • Time off compensation
    • Payroll compensation
  • Work location tracking: allow your employees to clock-in from home, from office or if they are in a business trip from the mobile app or the web clock-in.
    Learn more about work location tracking
  • Time ranges: define time ranges in which the worked hours have a specific value different from the regular one.
  1. Click on Add range
  2. Fill in the fields
  3. Add range




Define the breaks that may be taken by the employees assigned to this time tracking policy.

  1. Active the option to Enable breaks

Learn how to configure breaks



Assign as many employees as you want to this policy:

  1. Click on +Add in the upper right corner
  2. Select the employees you want to add
  3. Click on Add employees

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