Set Time Clock Rounding to 5, 6, or 15 Minutes

Spectrum TimeClock allows you to round employee time to the nearest 5 minutes, 6 minutes, 15 minutes, or to the exact punch time.  Do the following to change your service's rounding configuration.

  1. Login as an administrator, or as a manager for the employee in question. 
  2. Click on the "Admin / Configuration / System Settings" menu.
  3. Click on the "Edit" link.
  4. Select the desired time clock rounding from the "Round to nearest minutes" dropdown.
  5. Click on the "Submit" button.

The Law on Time Clock Rounding: 29 CFR 785.48(b)

From the Legal Code at 29 CFR 785.48(b)

(b) "Rounding" practices. It has been found that in some industries, particularly where time clocks are used, there has been the practice for many years of recording the employees' starting time and stopping time to the nearest 5 minutes, or to the nearest one-tenth or quarter of an hour. Presumably, this arrangement averages out so that the employees are fully compensated for all the time they actually work. For enforcement purposes this practice of computing working time will be accepted, provided that it is used in such a manner that it will not result, over a period of time, in failure to compensate the employees properly for all the time they have actually worked.

Visit our Time Clock rounding Chart page for information on rounding specific time values.

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