Punching out within 6 minutes of shift end, anyone?? - page 3
by jrwest 6,064 Views | 24 Comments
We were just given notice that we are to punch out within 6 minutes of our shift end, and also to not punch in until 6 minutes prior to shift start. This is an acute care hospital. Is this realistic? Is anyone else able to do... Read More
- 0Jul 8, '12 by txredheadnurseI work an HHC/Manor Care facility years ago that 1 time clock for the entire two store building and the expectations that approximately 30 people could all clock in and out within a total 6 minute window; i.e. no sooner than 3 minutes till the hour and no later than 3 minutes after the hour. If you clocked in by the 3 minute past mark but clocked out at the 3 minute before mark you got 15 minutes docked from your pay. The most ridiculous thing I have ever encountered with the exception of one boss who wouldn't unlock the door until 7:58 AM every day but expected everyone to be at the desk working literally 1 minute later.
- 0Jul 9, '12 by jrwestQuote from Lil'mamayou mean to say you have to line up at the clock to punch in??At my job they have just started clocking in at the start of shift on the DOT (0700/1900 or whatever is your shift) no grace period. We also have kronos.
ok - you win- youre situation sucks more than mine!!!
- 0Jul 10, '12 by Havin' A Party!Quote from MeriwhenMy thoughts exactly, M.They do it because of how their time clock system works...it sounds like they're using Kronos at your job. If you punch in earlier than 6 minutes before or leave later than 6 minutes after, you're technically working an extra 1/10 hour that they have to pay you for.