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Mid and Large Organizations Benefit from Cloud and Analytics Driven Enhancements to ATS TimeWork OnDemand

Toronto, ON, Canada – November 19, 2018 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading provider of Workforce Management Solution and driven, by its firm commitment to customer-focus and flexible cloud computing solutions, ATS continues on its path to ongoing enhancements to TimeWork OnDemand, and today, announced a slew of new suite software enhancements.

ATS TimeWork OnDemand workforce management solution cloud suite, is industry-built and designed to engage the entire workforce, with a comprehensive design and state-of-the-art predictive analytics, that helps track, manage and retain a thriving workforce. With a set of re-imagined user experience tools, ATS TimeWork OnDemand provides, user-friendly dashboards and functional tools for today’s fast-pace organizations. These enhancements include:

User Knowledge– ATS TimeWork OnDemand incorporates the ability to add employee photos from any source for better recognition when viewing employees within the application. These new additions will help users to filter and summarize data for a better experience.

Enhanced Mobile Features- These features include; geo-fencing, offline time clock punching, and geo-sensing capabilities- with the added options of time card editing and HR self-servicing tools. Job/labour allocation and project-based time cards are now also available for supervisors and managers alike to view and edit.

Workforce Planning- With ATS TimeWork OnDemand, managers will now have the ability to decide if they want to create open shifts, based on preferences or seniority. The revised workforce planning tool automates complex and time-consuming employee scheduling processes, as well as overtime calculation, and vacation requests, for more equitable schedules. And, with the added features of mobile-friendly access, employees now have more control over their schedules — all of which, leads to lower costs and improved productivity.

Data Archive- With data archive companies can keep current data production levels and archive less important historical data. This archiving tool does not remove the ability to access the data-but, instead gives users the ability to access the most relevant archived data within ATS TimeWork OnDemand.

Fatigue Management – New scheduling rules allows the application to automates key facets of fatigue risk mitigation, enforcing employee work-hour limits and aligning with fitness for duty best practices. Companies now have the ability to set minimum intervals between shifts, set maximum hours scheduled in a period, and alert managers when an employee is approaching overtime, is out of schedule or missed punching in/out multiple times, based on criteria. Fatigue management allows for employee data to seamlessly from ATS various time clocks or other third-party applications.

“ATS TimeWork OnDemand is one of the most widely used HCM and workforce management applications, that is designed to help companies of all sizes, streamline payroll costs and enhance workforce productivity, while minimizing compliance risks. Organizations that deploy ATS TimeWork OnDemand have come to rely on our deep industry expertise for innovation, unrivalled support and unmatched service.” said Josh Rosen, Product Manager for ATS North American Division. “These latest product enhancements are a testament to our belief in customer-centric driven workforce management solutions” he continued.

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.

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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 https://www.atimesolutions.com

 

ATS Announces the Release of TimeWork OnDemand Version 9.7 Workforce Mobile App

ATS TimeWork OnDemand Workforce Mobile Changes how Organizations Manage Employees and Productivity Remotely

Toronto, ON, Canada – August 14, 2017 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM), in the cloud for mid and large scale organizations, today, announces the release of TimeWork OnDemand Workforce Mobile 9.7 for smartphones and tablets. Designed for today’s on-the-go workforce, this new version allows managers and employees to access all the features of ATS TimeWork On Demand robust and latest technology from any iOS or Android device.

ATS TimeWork OnDemand Mobile enables employees, managers, and HR professionals to perform a wide array of workforce management activities directly from their Smartphone. With ATS TimeWork OnDemand Mobile organization no longer need to force employees to maintain and submit paper-based records instead, employees have the power to enter time, tasks, and/or request time-off and access approvals workflows via the mobile device of their choice.  thus preserving the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of time and task information. As a result, organizations have a complete set of data for compliance, reporting and informed decision-making. The process is fast, seamless, and accurate ensuring all employee entries are instantly sent to ATS TimeWork OnDemand cloud application.

ATS TimeWork OnDemand Mobile is uniquely suited for organizations with an employee population comprised of remote, field-based and/or geographically-dispersed workers. ATS TimeWork OnDemand Mobile un-tethers employees, from workstations and stationary time clocking devices, without sacrificing real-time, workforce management capabilities.

ATS TimeWork OnDemand Mobile application enables organizations to capture and collect time and activity data, and at the same time, automates all provincial, state, local and national pay rules for all employees throughout the enterprise. ATS TimeWork OnDemand Mobile enables employees and managers to safely and securely:

  • Enter work hours and time off requests, as well as review and approve timesheets
  • Review labour and other workforce management related activities via mobile devices
  • Access workforce scheduling details and other employee data including overtime and attendance

“Today’s employees need to be able to manage their work from wherever they are,” said Laura Wasserman, Manager of Product Development for ATS. “We combined the resources of our customer base and product development team to help us define the functionalities that we built into the application. The combined input from all parties enables us to continually enhance our product offerings and help organizations to simplify and streamline their workforce management processes, as well as ensure they adhere to changing compliance and strategic payroll and HR advances.”

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.

©2017. (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

 

Apex Time Solutions Releases a New Version of its Supervisor Edit Screen for its SaaS Time and Attendance Software

Toronto, Canada- December 10, 2012-Apex Time Solutions, a leading provider of workforce management Software has announced the release of a new supervisor edit screen. ATS Time and Attendance Software includes: Labour Analytics, Forecasting, Employee Self-Service, Budgeting, Workforce Management, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

This new version of our time and attendance edit screen enables supervisors to “manage by exception.” This flexible interface identifies time and attendance exceptions that require action and provides a sort list of each assigned employee, their up-to-date hours, exception information, and other valuable data such as overtime, premium hours, attendance and other leave management.

The ATS SaaS time and attendance editing screens provide flexibility for the review and editing of employee work transaction data.Supervisors can choose from a list of user-defined views. Detailed information on employee work transactions can include benefit bank balances, types of jobs and a range of other exceptions. Upon completion of review, supervisors can add a check mark to the transaction date. This information can be seen by HR or payroll professionals through an audit trail report or through the supervisor portal.

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 timeclocks, 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: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

Apex Time Solutions Introduces OPTIMUS® an On-Line, Personnel Time and Information Management Utility Station

Apex Time Solutions introduces its next generation workforce management terminal, the Optimus™. The Optimus– a data collection terminal thatenables customers to take advantage of existing information network configurations and investments.

The Optimus is the result of 15 years ofexpertise gained through close collaboration with business partners in an effort to build a smarter, more powerful tool for workforce management andtime and attendance. The complexities facing HR and workforce management professionals are managed and simplified through the Optimus, providing atotal hardware solution for Human Asset Management.

The Optimus offers multiple display and reader options including advanced fingerscanbiometrics, finger geometry biometrics, barcode, magstripe, proximity, and smartcard. Communication options include encryption-secured Ethernet, WiFi,and modem. The Optimus is design and engineered to be completely field upgradeable – Optimus will grow and adapt to an enterprise’sevolving needs.

The Optimus offers multiple display and reader options including advanced fingerscan biometrics, finger geometry biometrics,barcode, magstripe, proximity, and smartcard. Communication options include encryption-secured Ethernet, WiFi, and modem. The Optimus is design andengineered to be completely field upgradeable – Optimus will grow and adapt to an enterprise’s evolving needs.

While the Optimusboasts a powerful processor and copious memory traditionally unheard of in time and attendance and workforce management terminals, it is theconsiderable display and ATM-style soft keys that make Optimus the ideal solution for HR professionals.

About Apex TimeSolutions
Apex Time Solutions is a leading provider of workforce management software and services focused on helping small, medium and large,complex organizations optimize and manage the deployment of their people. ATS time and attendance platform allows unparalleled configurability withoutrequiring costly changes to core code. The application delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; Employee Scheduling,Time and Attendance, Employee Self-Service, Job Costing, Integrated Payroll/HRMS, Labour Allocation, Biometrics, Automated Time Clocks and Web TimeSheets. The enterprise-class workforce management suite reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; Retail,Hospitality & Gaming, Manufacturing, Automotive, Transportation and Logistics, Public Sector, Healthcare and Financial Services. Our solutions aredeployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout NorthAmerica.

For additional information, visit: www.atimesolutions.com]

Apex Time Solutions launches Eco-Friendly Data Collectors

Apex Time Solutions™ has taken steps to ensure a cleaner, safer environment for the future. We now have available, data collectors that meet theRoHS Standards. Our supplier (Accu-Systems, Inc.,) who develops the CyberSeries Data Collectors, and a host of others, is a global company and is thefirst Workforce Management terminal manufacturer to announce full compliance with the requirements of RoHS. The data collectors that meet these greeninitiatives can be found on our website.

Compliance

Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive:
RoHS(Directive 2002/95/EC) restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment that will ultimately be sold in theEuropean Union. It restricts the use of lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, poly brominated biphenyls (PBBs), and poly brominated diphenylsethers (PBDEs).

In the United States, California has passed similar legislation that becomes effective January 1, 2007. There are numerousother states considering similar legislation. A copy of our data supplier’s statement of RoHS Compliance can be made available to ourcustomers.

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) Directive:
WEEE (Directive 2002/96/EC) sets collection,recycling and recovery targets for all types of electrical and electronic goods. The directive assigns responsibility for the disposal of wasteelectrical and electronic equipment on the manufacturers of such equipment. Complying companies should establish an infrastructure for collectingWEEE, in such a way that “Users of electrical and electronic equipment from private households should have the possibility of returning WEEE at leastfree of charge”. Also, the companies are compelled to use the collected waste in an ecological-friendly manner, either by ecological disposal or byreuse/refurbishment of the collected WEEE.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions is a leading provider of workforcemanagement software and services focused on helping small, medium and large, complex organizations optimize and manage the deployment of their people.ATS time and attendance platform allows unparalleled configurability without requiring costly changes to core code. The application delivers a fullyintegrated solution for the management of all aspects of; Employee Scheduling, Time and Attendance, Employee Self-Service, Job Costing, IntegratedPayroll/HRMS, Labour Allocation, Biometrics, Automated Time Clocks and Web Time Sheets. The enterprise-class workforce management suite reduces costsand improves processes for a variety of industries, including; Retail, Hospitality & Gaming, Manufacturing, Automotive, Transportation and Logistics,Public Sector, Healthcare and Financial Services. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce managementsolution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: www.atimesolutions.com]