Transportation Bus Operators

 

Q.  What is easyPay (Kronos)?
A. easyPay is Broward County’s new time and attendance system that allows employees to report hours worked, record overtime, and request time off through digital timeclocks and a web-based program. The current process of paper reporting and traditional time clocks are being replaced with this new technology.
Q. Do I have to be enrolled to use the easyPay (Kronos) timeclock?
A. Yes. In order to punch in/out using the new timeclocks, you will need to register your finger touch-points (thumb and index) on the new touch ID pads located on the top of the timeclock. When not in your facility, look for general access clocks. Speak with your supervisor about your timeclock enrollment. 

Q. How does the Kronos system record work time?
A. You must punch in/out at the start and end of each day. You may clock in 7 minutes early, however, if you clock in after your scheduled report time, it will be recorded as a late report, and the time will not be rounded up or down. Example 1: Scheduled work time is 4:25 AM Time entered at 4:18AM, paid from 4:25AM Example 2: Scheduled work time is 5:00 AM Time entered at 4:53AM, paid from 5:00AM Example 3 (LATE): Scheduled work time is 6 AM Time entered at 6:11, paid from 6:11AM

Q. Will Kronos change any rules about how I get paid?
A. No. Kronos is simply a change in the way we collect and process time information. It does not change our existing personnel or payroll procedures.

Q. Can I punch in or out for someone else? 
A. No. Kronos has biometric technology that will only accept the registered user’s touch ID and their corresponding employee number.

Q. Which timeclock do I use?
A. Use the timeclock at the facility you are assigned to. There are timeclocks at Copans, Ravenswood, the Broward Central Terminal, the Northeast Transit Center, Government Center West (GCW), and Governmental Center East (GCE). When in doubt, speak to your supervisor.

Q. How do I submit leave requests?
A. You will continue to request time off using one of the three colored leave forms: Bonus (blue), Incremental Vacation/IVAC (yellow), and Sick/Personal/Other (pink).

Q. Can I punch out for the day, but continue to work?  
A. No. If you want to stay at work to perform additional duties, you should first obtain the approval of your Supervisor.

Q. What happens if I forget to punch in or out? 
A. Your supervisor is permitted to edit your electronic timecard to update your hours worked.

Q. What do I do if I call in sick?
A. Internal procedures should still be followed. Once you have notified your Supervisor, the absence will be recorded in Midas as sick leave, only if you have enough of those hours available.
Q. What happens if I punch out without completing my Trip Report?
A. Contact your Supervisor immediately. Your Trip Report is an important part of your paid time and is reflected on your paycheck.
Q. Where can I find a list of Exception Codes?
A. For your convenience, the codes are posted above the timeclocks and pocket guides will also be available.
Q. How do I locate my Block ID?
A. Look for the 4-digit code on the upper right side of the paddle, and beneath the route information.
Q. Who should I talk to regarding any time-related issues?
A. Time-related issues, such as vacation, sick, or training, should be discussed