PayItems and PayGroups within ShiftCare allow the flexibility to assign varying payroll categories to staff. Each payItem (weekday, weekend or public holiday) makes up a payroll category. In turn, each PayGroup can be assigned to staff members. For example, Casual staff can be assigned to a Casual  PayGroup, same goes for Part-Time etc).

Note: Naming conventions may vary from organisation to organisation.

Creating PayItems

In-order to create PayItems and assign them payroll categories, first start with creating PayGroup based on category suitable to your staff and organisation requirements.

To create a PayGroup navigate to the main menu and select the Settings > PayItems. Under PayItems, select Pay Groups.

Selecting the PayGroups will open the payGroups list page. Click Action > Add Pay Group to get started.

Give your PayGroup a name.

Once you've created your new pay group you can begin adding pay-items. PayItems are the specific rate that you want to pay your staff for a particular shift.

Day of Week: This is will tell system to apply this PayItem based on shift's day of week.
Effective Date: The commencement date allocated for the pay item.

Code: You will add appropriate payroll category given by Payroll software.

Xero Pay Item: If you are using choose Xero pay item here.

Assign Pay Group to Staff

Once you have added all your PayGroups, you need to apply appropriate PayGroup to staff. Go to staff detail view and scroll down to section called Payroll Settings. Click Edit here. In the first drop down, choose Pay Group and click Update.

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