Breaks Overview

Overview of the available Break types

To use Breaks on Time Clock Devices, the "Enable online features" setting must be enabled. See: Time Clock Settings Overview


1. Click    to open the Global Settings



2. Click Time and Attendance to expand the options and select Breaks


3. Select an Assignment Scope. To learn more, see The Assignment Scope Hierarchy


  •  Company – Applies to the whole company 
  •  Group – Applies to a group of employees such as a particular location or department
  •  Employee – Select one or more employees for individual application


4. Select a Break Type (Click on an article to learn more)



Break Type Description
Time of Day

Employees will only be allowed to take a break during the specified break window. For example, between 12 PM and 1 PM.

Time of Day | Break Overview

Worked Hours

Employees will only be allowed to take the break after working a specified number of hours.

Worked Hours | Break Overview

Floating Break

Employees can take breaks for a preset duration a preset number of times per shift.

Floating Break | Break Overview

Automatic Break

Employee breaks will be added automatically for the specified duration.

Automatic Break | Break Overview