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Go Home on Time Day 2015

Supplier: Mitrefinch Australia By: Katrina Hall
18 November, 2015

Today (Wednesday 18 November, 2015) is the 7th annual Go Home on Time Day...

Today (Wednesday 18 November, 2015) is the 7th annual Go Home on Time Day, an initiative of The Australian Institute, and a great way to recognise that life is about more than just work.

This year, you can discover how many hours of unpaid overtime you are donating each year, what it’s costing you and how you compare to the average Australian, via an 'unpaid overtime calculator' on their website.

Depending on your situation, the topic of working overtime can be viewed as perceived as superfluous, necessary, 'no big deal', manageable, or otherwise. Regardless of your opinion, it certainly has a profound impact on all members of an organisation – from top decision makers, to management and supervisors, to employees, financially, psychologically, physically, and otherwise.

That's why a strong system to monitor the issue of overtime is necessary and very important. One of the most compelling reasons for investing in a Mitrefinch Time and Attendance system is the information it will provide about where your company's payroll bill goes. These reports can form the basis of programs to reduce absence, allocate shifts more effectively, manage flexible working or reduce a reliance on overtime.

For further information about working overtime, please visit the Australian Government’s Fair Work Ombudsman website.