Setting the Time Zone

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Overview

The time zone set for a workplace determines what time zone schedules and time sheets are created in. If you have employees in different time zones, you can set their custom time zone so they can view their shift times based on their local time zones.

Things to know before you begin

  • You must be a manager or account holder to view and modify app settings.
  • You must be a supervisor, manager, or account holder to change an employee’s custom time zone setting.
  • Each workplace can only be set in one time zone. Changing your workplace’s time zone setting will adjust shift times on the schedule. If you use When I Work Time Clock & Attendance, time punches are also adjusted.

Setting your workplace’s time zone

Your workplace’s default time zone is based on your location when the workplace is created.

  1. In the top-right, hover your pointer over your name, then select App Settings.App Settings item in the gear menu
  2. From the Time Zone menu, select the time zone you’d like to set for your workplace.Time Zone menu
  3. When you’re done, click Save in the top-right.

Your schedule’s shift times are adjusted based on the time zone difference. If you use Time Clock & Attendance, time punches are also adjusted.

Set a custom time zone for an employee

If you have an employee in another time zone, you can set a custom time zone to translate their shift times to their time zone. Custom time zones affect how the employee views their schedule. Employees can also set their own custom time zones in their profile.

  1. Near the top-right corner, click Gear menu, then select Employees.
  2. Click on the employee’s profile.
  3. Click the Advanced Details tab.Advanced Details tab
  4. Click the checkbox next to Use Custom Time Zone.Custom Time Zone menu
  5. Use the menu to select the employee’s local time zone.
  6. Click Save Employee.

The employee can now view shifts in their time zone.

 

Updated on September 18, 2017

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