You can create long and short break exceptions through Exception Policies. An exception will be flagged within an employee's time card whenever the employee goes over or under their allowed break time.

You'll need to assign a break policy to the master profile so the system knows when to trigger an exception.

How to create an exception policy

  1. Log in to your Fingercheck account as an Administrator.

  2. Click the SETUP tab > Policies > Exception Policies.

  3. Click Add.

  4. In the Code field, enter a label for your policy.

  5. In the Description field, enter a short description.

  6. From the Exception Type drop-down list, select a type for your policy.
    There are many options. For example, for a long break exception, select LongBreak. Conversely, for a short break exception, select ShortBreak.

  7. To adjust how urgent the exception appears on your dashboard, select one of the following options from the Exception Severity drop-down list:

    • Low

    • Medium

    • High

      Selecting High displays the exception in red on the dashboard.

  8. Click Save.

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