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Increased Functionality: ATS Enhances Its Time and Attendance Shift Differential Premium Pay Codes

Toronto, ON, Canada – May 14, 2020 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) Workforce Management built in the cloud, today announced, some enhancements to its Shift Differential and Premium Pay Code structures within ATSTimeWorkOnDemand. This latest enhancement will help ATS customers achieve better business outcomes through newAPI plugins, state-of-the-art integration and App workflow.

In an effort to show appreciation for employees who are working very long hours during the COVID-19 pandemic, several grocery chains, food manufacturing and other essential companies across the Canadian landscape, have raised wages. This wage increase comes in the form of a $2.00 or $3.00 dollar per hour premium and — in some cases, the increase, is in the form of flat rate that’s paid to the employees at the end of a pay period. Healthcare has also instituted a similar pay increase policy that’s inline with others in its industry.

Now while these companies have said that the wage increase will only last for 2-3 months, they deserve some kudos for this. Our kudos goes out to: Sobey’s, Loblaws, Walmart Canada, Fiesta Farms, Metro, Longo’s and other independent grocery stores.

For ATS customers, in the grocery and healthcare sector who have given their employee this wage increase, the best way to configure this is to create a work rule with a shift differential pay code. Once that’s done, you will then assign the Work Rule, which in turn — will allocate the Premium Pay for the shift in the Assignment Rules tab. All of ATS time clocks are equipped to handle employee shift differential payments.

ATS customers can log into the ATS customer portal account to access the helpful video tutorial and step-by-step guide on how to use the Shift Differential/Premium Pay calculator tool. You can also contact your time and attendance technical support rep by phone: 866.294.2467 or to go to our website.

Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding the expected performance and benefits of (ATS) Apex Time Solutions offerings. Any unreleased services, features, or functions referenced in this document, our website, or other press releases or public statements that are not currently available are subject to change at (ATS) Apex Time Solutions discretion and may not be delivered as planned or at all. Customers who purchase (ATS), Apex Time Solutions services should make their purchase decisions based upon services, features, and functions that are currently available. These statements, therefore, should not be interpreted as a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for ATS products remains at the sole discretion of ATS.

©2020. (ATS), Apex Time Solutions. All rights reserved. Apex Time Solutions and the ATS logo are registered trademarks of Apex Time Solutions and its subsidiaries.

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About ATS
ATS offers a broad portfolio of time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management and eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments.

Thousands of organizations across North, Central and South America and Europe- including more than half of the Fortune 500 – use ATS TimeWork OnDemand, Workforce Planning, Employee Scheduling HR and payroll solutions to manage their workforce.

In addition, ATS provides modular analytic solutions that includes; workforce planning, benefits management, employee self-service, business intelligence, human resources, payroll, and advanced analytics based on a robust cloud computing platform for information and data needs. It also offers design, rapid deployment, support services, software updates, and enhancements; and consulting and training services.

To learn more, go to www.https://www.atimesolutions.com

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North American Healthcare and Retail Operations are Embracing ATS Facial Recognition to Decrease Buddy Punching and Increase Productivity

Toronto, ON, Canada – February 20, 2018 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM), in the cloud, have a seen a surge in the deployment of its Biometric Facial Recognition data collectors in the healthcare and retail industry. ATS Facial Recognition Biometric algorithm instantly maps the user’s facial structure using a specific number of points, while at the same time, eliminating “buddy punching”, the act of one employee punching in for another, which can translate into substantial savings for employers.

North American Healthcare and Retail Operations are Embracing ATS Facial Recognition to Decrease Buddy Punching and Increase Productivity

Similar to other sectors, the healthcare and retail industry also grapple with ways to reduce staffing complexity, control labour costs, and boost staff morale. ATS Facial Recognition helps these organizations collect valuable data, and identify process improvements, while helping you make, better-informed decisions in real time.

“ATS TimeWork OnDemand Workforce Management Solution offering complements our Facial Recognition terminals. ATS Facial Recognition is ideal for ATS customers who have a small number of employees spread across many locations, and in cases where a traditional biometric data collection device may cost prohibitive,” said Tracy Wolfson, ATS Manager of data collect product marketing. “When we started advertising in healthcare and retail industry publications and highlighted our facial recognition products at these tradeshows, we had no idea it would take off with such success. We heard from many executives at these shows that cost containment is an issued that they needed to address”.

With ATS Facial Recognition employees simply walk up to the time clock and are automatically logged. This process is instantaneous, and at the same time, eliminates buddy punching, and provides the added benefit of biometrics.

ATS Facial Recognition Biometric Time Clock includes:

  • An open architecture designed for future enhancements, and capable of integrating into third-party applications, including; ERP, Talent Management, and Payroll.
  • Built-in designed for today’s cloud-centric computing environments, ATS Facial Recognition offers flexible features and the ability for users to monitor and control the time clock from multiple a remote locations.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding the expected performance and benefits of (ATS) Apex Time Solutions offerings. Any unreleased services, features, or functions referenced in this document, our website, or other press releases or public statements that are not currently available are subject to change at (ATS) Apex Time Solutions discretion and may not be delivered as planned or at all. Customers who purchase (ATS), Apex Time Solutions services should make their purchase decisions based upon services, features, and functions that are currently available. These statements, therefore, should not be interpreted as a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for ATS products remains at the sole discretion of ATS.

©2018. (ATS), Apex Time Solutions. All rights reserved. Apex Time Solutions and the ATS logo are registered trademarks of Apex Time Solutions and its subsidiaries.

Keep current with ATS:

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing, automotive, transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare, construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: www.atimesolutions.com