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Troubleshooting: Unable to Access TimeIPS

The TimeIPS server is normally located in your administrative offices. If you are unable to access the administrative sections of your TimeIPS system, the following instructions walk you through troubleshooting.

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.8

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 1.8.

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Advanced Formatting for Custom Payroll339
Overview of TimeIPS Reports

TimeIPS includes a number of reports for tracking trends, reviewing hours worked, and running payroll.

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TimeIPS Custom Programming Services
Custom programming services are available to implement custom reports, payroll exports, or features based on your company's needs.
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Real-Time Work Order Tracking

This Article covers how to create a work order in TimeIPS that contains one or more jobs.

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IPSJOB Enhanced Real-Time Job / Project Tracking

The IPSJOB Enhanced Real-Time Job / Project Tracking module allows tracking of unlimited active jobs.

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IPSEPI - Enhanced Payroll Integration

The TimeIPS Enhanced Payroll Integration Module provides many commonly used Payroll Exports.

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IPSBEN Advanced Benefits Tracking

The IPSBEN Advanced Benefits Tracking allows users to trac unlimited accrual policies, and benefit types, and unlimited accrual tenure levels.

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Adjusting Network Settings

This article describes how to configure TimeIPS to automatically gain an IP address from your network during setup.

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Batch Time Entry

Batch Time Entry provides a quick way to manually enter time for multiple employees.

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Directory
The Directory allows all employees to view general company and employee information. As well, employees can view, in real-time, who is currently clocked in.
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Modules/Upgrades

Many features and optional modules are available for TimeIPS to expand and improve the system's capabilities.

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IPSASH - Advanced Scheduling

The TimeIPS IPSASH - Advanced Scheduling Module™ is an expansion to the TimeIPS scheduling system (IPSSCH) that allows creating advanced rules and actions for scheduled trigger and times.

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Site Summary Report
The Site Summary report summarizes hours worked by employees during a calendar week, grouped by site.
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Custom Fields and Custom Data

Using Custom Data and Custom Fields in TimeIPS

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IPSRPT - TimeIPS Custom Reporting

TimeIPS Custom Reporting includes the Site Summary Report and the Custom Payroll Report.

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IPSEPC - Customizable Payroll

The TimeIPS Customizable Payroll Export Module provides unlimited, fully mappable fields among other features.

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Biometric Validation
TimeIPS can validate employee identification using biometric fingerprint authentication. Employees clock in and out of TimeIPS and are asked to present their finger for validation.
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Holiday Reporting

TimeIPS Holiday Reporting allows viewing and modifying holiday events.

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Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

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IPSPAPI Module

The IPSPAPI module is a programming API that allows customers to programmatically interact with the TimeIPS payroll subsystem to produce reports that include overtime, shift differentials, etc.

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IPSOTO - Advanced OverTime Options

The TimeIPS IPSOTO - Over Time Options Module™ provides extensive and advanced overtime rule options.

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Employee Summary Report

Employee Summary Report

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Biometric Validation

TimeIPS can validate employee identification using both capacitance and RF (radio frequency) based biometric fingerprint authentication. Employees clock in and out of TimeIPS and are asked to present their finger for validation.

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Accruals

The TimeIPS Accruals feature automatically accrues sick and vacation hours with customizable tenure levels based on employee's start/hire date.

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 2.1

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 2.1.

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Schedule Groups

Schedule Groups provide automatic clocking functions that allow you to set up clock events to occur at a specific time.  Requires IPSSCH module.

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My Schedule

Employees can view their weekly work schedule.

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Manage Employee Selection Groups

Employee selection groups enable you to preset specific groups of specific employees, departments, sites, jobs, schedule groups, and accrual groups for different reports.

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Custom Reporting/Payroll Export Settings

TimeIPS can generate a custom report or payroll export file based on custom specifications.

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Site Summary Report

The Site Summary report summarizes hours worked by employees during a calendar week, grouped by site.

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Benefits Report

The Benefits Report allows you to create a report showing sick and/or vacation time accrued and used by each employee during a specified range of time.The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.

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Benefit Types

Add or edit benefit types

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System Settings

The System Settings page lists the configuration settings for core components of your TimeIPS® Server.

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IPSSCH - Scheduling

The TimeIPS IPSSCH - Scheduling Module™ is an expansion module for the TimeIPS system that offers the flexibility of automatic clock controls for less deviation from scheduled work hours.

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Schedule Groups

Schedule Groups provide automatic clocking functions that allow you to set up clock events to occur at a specific time.  Requires IPSSCH module.

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Batch Time Entry

Batch Time Entry provides a quick way to manually enter time for multiple employees.

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Overtime Policies

Overtime Policies define how overtime is calculated for workweeks.

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Administrator's Implementation Guide

An implementation guide for TimeIPS administrators for configuring and understanding the TimeIPS system.

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Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

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Tabbed Employee Administration View

Employee Administration stores information on each of your employees, including their login username/password, ID/badge number, and current employment status.

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IPSASH Advanced Schedules

The IPSASH Advanced Schedule module extends the IPSSCH schedule module to allow multiple complex rules with conditions, actions and repeat/date ranges.

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Time Edit/Report

The Time Reporting and Edit interface allows for quick and easy search, viewing, reviewing, and modification of Clock Events, Benefit Events, and Holiday Events.

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Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

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Adjusting Network Settings

This article describes how to configure TimeIPS to automatically gain an IP address from your network during setup.

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Tabbed Employee Administration View

Employee Administration stores information on each of your employees, including their login username/password, ID/badge number, and current employment status.

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Remote Clock IP Whitelist

Remote Clock IP Whitelist

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Benefits Log

TimeIPS Benefits Log provides a way to see all kind of benefits, accruals, resets and use in one place.

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Accrual Group Association

The Accrual Associations feature generates a listing of the current accrual group membership for any list of employees.

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Backups

Backing up your TimeIPS data is critical. TimeIPS provides several backup options to ensure the safety of your TimeIPS data.

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.5

TimeIPS is a continually developed product with new features and enhancements available on a regular basis. Below is an overview of the newest features and enhancements available with TimeIPS version 1.5.

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Time Edit/Report

The Time Reporting and Edit interface allows for quick and easy search, viewing, reviewing, and modification of Clock Events, Benefit Events, and Holiday Events.

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Adding/Editing Benefit Types
The TimeIPS Accruals feature can track accrual and usage of sick and vacation hours with the Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module.
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Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

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Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

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Directory

The Directory allows all employees to view general company and employee information. As well, employees can view, in real-time, who is currently clocked in.

296
TimeIPS What's New - Version 2.0

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 2.0.

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Visual Time Report

Visual Time Report

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Benefits

TimeIPS Benefits feature allows you to track sick and vacation time accrued and used. The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.

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Adding Accrual/Benefit Types
The TimeIPS Accruals feature can track accrual and usage of sick and vacation hours with the Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module.
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IPSASH Advanced Schedules

The IPSASH Advanced Schedule module extends the IPSSCH schedule module to allow multiple complex rules with conditions, actions and repeat/date ranges.

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My Schedule

Employees can view their weekly work schedule.

294
Benefit Types

Add or edit benefit types

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Advanced Modifications and Accruals using Expressions

The TimeIPS Advanced Modifications and Accruals feature uses custom expressions in conjunction with Benefits.

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My Schedule

Employees can view their weekly work schedule.

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Clocking
The Clocking options include advanced features that impact clocking in and out such as: time rounding, time snaps, group clock in/out, and biometric identification validation.
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Benefits

TimeIPS Benefits feature allows you to track sick and vacation time accrued and used. The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.

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Benefits Request and Approval - Manager View

Managers are automatically notified when employees submit a Benefit Request. Benefit Approvals allows managers to view Pending Requests as well as approve or deny them.

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Set Reset Recalulate Benefits

Benefits Totals can be set, reset, and recalculated for all employees or for a selected list of employees.

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1.10 to 1.11 Migration Guide

Overview of important changes from version 1.10 to 1.11.

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.3

TimeIPS is a continually developed product with new features and enhancements available on a regular basis. Below is an overview of the features and enhancements inTimeIPS version 1.3.

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.4

TimeIPS is a continually developed product with new features and enhancements available on a regular basis. Below is an overview of the features and enhancements in TimeIPS version 1.4.

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My Schedule
Employees can view their weekly work schedule.
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Manual Holidays

TimeIPS Manual Holidays allow quickly creating one-time holiday events.

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Entering Benefit Usage
TimeIPS Benefits feature allows you to track sick and vacation time accrued and used. The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.
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Accruals

The TimeIPS Accruals feature automatically accrues sick and vacation hours with customizable tenure levels based on employee's start/hire date.

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Backups

Backing up your TimeIPS data is critical. TimeIPS provides several backup options to ensure the safety of your TimeIPS data.

286
Adjusting Network Settings

This article describes how to configure TimeIPS to automatically gain an IP address from your network during setup.

286
Custom Reporting/Payroll Export Settings

TimeIPS can generate a custom report or payroll export file based on custom specifications.

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Manage Employee Selection Groups

Employee selection groups enable you to preset specific groups of specific employees, departments, sites, jobs, schedule groups, and accrual groups for different reports.

286
Clocking
The Clocking options include advanced features that impact clocking in and out such as: time rounding, time snaps, group clock in/out, and biometric identification validation.
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Accruals
The TimeIPS Accruals feature automatically accrues sick and vacation hours with customizable tenure levels based on employee's start/hire date. The Benefits and Accruals module also includes a fully logged benefit usage and adjustment system.
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Adding Accrual/Benefit Types
The TimeIPS Accruals feature can track accrual and usage of sick and vacation hours with the Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module.
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TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.6

Summary of new feauters in TimeIPS version 1.6.

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Biometric Validation

TimeIPS can validate employee identification using both capacitance and RF (radio frequency) based biometric fingerprint authentication. Employees clock in and out of TimeIPS and are asked to present their finger for validation.

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Benefits and Accruals
TimeIPS can track sick and vacation time accrued and used as well as automatically apply holiday pay using the Payroll Integration and Benefits Tracking optional module.
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Benefits

TimeIPS Benefits feature allows you to track sick and vacation time accrued and used. The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.11

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 1.11.

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Modules/Upgrades

TimeIPS is a continuously developing software package. New features and optional modules are available for TimeIPS customers on a regular basis.

280
Biometric Validation

TimeIPS can validate employee identification using both capacitance and RF (radio frequency) based biometric fingerprint authentication. Employees clock in and out of TimeIPS and are asked to present their finger for validation.

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1.6 to 1.8 Migration Guide

Overview of important changes from version 1.6 to 1.8.

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Clocking

The Clocking options include advanced features that impact clocking in and out such as: ID/badge functions, group clock in/out, and biometric identification validation.

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Directory
The Directory allows all employees to view general company and employee information. As well, employees can view, in real-time, who is currently clocked in.
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Configuring and Installing a Network Clock

Configuring and Installing a Network Clock

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TimeIPS What's New - Version 2.2

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 2.2.

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Tabbed Employee Administration View

Employee Administration stores information on each of your employees, including their login username/password, ID/badge number, and current employment status.

278
Accruals

The TimeIPS Accruals feature automatically accrues sick and vacation hours with customizable tenure levels based on employee's start/hire date.

276
Modules/Upgrades

Many features and optional modules are available for TimeIPS to expand and improve the system's capabilities.

276
Audit Report

Audit Report

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Biometric Validation

TimeIPS can validate employee identification using both capacitance and RF (radio frequency) based biometric fingerprint authentication. Employees clock in and out of TimeIPS and are asked to present their finger for validation.

276
Custom Payroll Export Settings
TimeIPS can generate a payroll export file based on custom specifications.
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Administrator's Implementation Guide

An implementation guide for TimeIPS administrators for configuring and understanding the TimeIPS system.

272
Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

272
Tabbed Employee Administration View

Employee Administration stores information on each of your employees, including their login username/password, ID/badge number, and current employment status.

272
Desktop App Configuration

Desktop Clocking App Configuration

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Benefits
TimeIPS can track sick and vacation time accrued and used as well as automatically apply holiday pay using the Payroll Integration and Benefits Tracking optional module.
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Time Edit/Report

The Time Reporting and Edit interface allows for quick and easy search, viewing, reviewing, and modification of Clock Events, Benefit Events, and Holiday Events.

268
Biometric Validation

TimeIPS can validate employee identification using both capacitance and RF (radio frequency) based biometric fingerprint authentication. Employees clock in and out of TimeIPS and are asked to present their finger for validation.

268
Audit Report

Audit Report

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Custom Reporting/Payroll Export Settings

TimeIPS can generate a custom report or payroll export file based on custom specifications.

266
Manage Employee Selection Groups

Employee selection groups enable you to preset specific groups of specific employees, departments, sites, jobs, schedule groups, and accrual groups for different reports.

266
Directory

The Directory allows all employees to view general company and employee information. As well, employees can view, in real-time, who is currently clocked in.

266
Accruals
The TimeIPS Accruals feature automatically accrues sick and vacation hours with customizable tenure levels based on employee's start/hire date.
264
Administrator's Implementation Guide

An implementation guide for TimeIPS administrators for configuring and understanding the TimeIPS system.

262
System Settings

The System Settings page lists the configuration settings for core components of your TimeIPS® Server.

260
Custom Reporting/Payroll Export Settings

TimeIPS can generate a custom report or payroll export file based on custom specifications.

260
Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

258
Benefits
TimeIPS Benefits feature allows you to track sick and vacation time accrued and used. The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.
256
Employee Summary Report

Employee Summary Report

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Monthly Employee Counts

The Monthly Employee Counts special report is intended to assist with calculating Medical Loss Ratio for the purpose of ACA compliance. The results table provides data for a given year regarding how many of your employees meet the definition of "full

256
Overtime Policies

Overtime Policies define how overtime is calculated for workweeks.

254
Clock Processing Order

Various rules may be setup and processed against each time event. This article discusses the order in which those rules are applied, and therefore effect, each new time event.

252
Backups

Backing up your TimeIPS data is critical. TimeIPS provides several backup options to ensure the safety of your TimeIPS data.

246
Custom Reporting/Payroll Export Settings

TimeIPS can generate a custom report or payroll export file based on custom specifications.

246
Site Summary Report

The Site Summary report summarizes hours worked by employees during a calendar week, grouped by site.

244
Benefit Types

Add or edit benefit types

244
Holiday Reporting

TimeIPS Holiday Reporting allows viewing and modifying holiday events.

240
Tabbed Employee Administration View

Employee Administration stores information on each of your employees, including their login username/password, ID/badge number, and current employment status.

240
Schedule Groups

Schedule Groups provide automatic clocking functions that allow you to set up clock events to occur at a specific time.  Requires IPSSCH module.

240
Schedule Groups

Schedule Groups provide automatic clocking functions that allow you to set up clock events to occur at a specific time.  Requires IPSSCH module.

238
Tabbed Employee Administration View

Employee Administration stores information on each of your employees, including their login username/password, ID/badge number, and current employment status.

232
Accruals

The TimeIPS Accruals feature automatically accrues sick and vacation hours with customizable tenure levels based on employee's start/hire date.

226
Benefit Types

Add or edit benefit types

216
Benefits Request and Approval - Manager View

Managers are automatically notified when employees submit a Benefit Request. Benefit Approvals allows managers to view Pending Requests as well as approve or deny them.

216
Benefits

TimeIPS Benefits feature allows you to track sick and vacation time accrued and used. The Payroll Integration with Benefits Tracking optional module is required.

216
Benefits Log

TimeIPS Benefits Log provides a way to see all kind of benefits, accruals, resets and use in one place.

216
TimeIPS What's New - Version 2.5

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 2.5.

206
Supported Functions for Advanced Expressions

Functions for use in certain tools, such as Custom Report or Custom Payroll Export.

206
Advanced Modifications and Accruals using Expressions

The TimeIPS Advanced Modifications and Accruals feature uses custom expressions in conjunction with Benefits.

206
Time Edit/Report

The Time Reporting and Edit interface allows for quick and easy search, viewing, reviewing, and modification of Clock Events, Benefit Events, and Holiday Events.

206
TimeIPS What's New - Version 3.0

Summary of new features in TimeIPS version 3.0.

204
2.4 to 2.5 Migration Guide

Overview of important changes from version 2.4 to 2.5.

202
Custom Reporting/Payroll Export Settings

TimeIPS can generate a custom report or payroll export file based on custom specifications.

202
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TimeIPS is protected by one or more patents. Patent No. US 7,114.684 B2.