Work schedules for employees

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In Sigur, you can create work schedules for your employees with any level of complexity, including standard five-day workweeks, shifts (2-2, 1-3), etc.

Work schedules, or time zones, are used by the system to automatically calculate employees’ actual working hours, which can significantly streamline the reporting process and save time and effort.


A work schedule, or a time zone, represents the time that an employee should spend working during a day (shift). In Sigur, schedules are cyclical and can be repeated with a periodicity from 1 to 32 days. Each day can have one or several work intervals and any number of breaks.

Sigur allows the users to create work schedules with any level of complexity, including five-day or six-day workweeks, shifts, overnight shifts, etc. You can create any number of work schedules / time zones in the system.

The system compares these schedules with the actual access events and identifies any violations (late arrivals, absence from work, etc.) as well as calculates undertime / overtime for each employee.

The current work schedule can be overruled for a limited period of time. In Sigur, it happens automatically, e.g. using a special holiday schedule with a reduced working day before the holidays.


Sigur allows the user to choose how actual working hours will be counted for an employee (based on the passes through checkpoints or based on the presence at the workplace / in a certain area / group of areas marked as working zones).

For example, the actual working hours for the workers of a chosen workshop will be counted only when they are actually present in the workshop.

In Sigur, you can set the specific checkpoints to be used to track time and attendance. For example, if an employee’s workplace is far from the main checkpoint, it will be more logical to start the count of their working hours not at the point of crossing the main turnstile but when they walk through the door closest to their workplace.


Information about access events in Sigur can be collected by:

  • Sigur controllers that control turnstiles, doors or gates,
  • Sigur E100 time & attendance terminal integrated in Sigur. Additionally, for time and attendance tracking purposes, Sigur controllers can operate as registration terminals where each controller can operate up to two arrival and departure registration checkpoints using any types of identifiers (contactless cards, biometrics, etc.). In this mode, you will only receive information about access events without door control capabilities,
  • Presence control readers (insert readers). This allows the company to count only the time actually spent by the employee at the workplace, e.g. working on the machine;
  • Sigur mobile terminal. It helps establish a mobile checkpoint where it is not practical or not feasible to deploy a full-scale checkpoint.


Actual working hours and any overtime or undertime as well as any violations of the work schedule such as early and late arrivals and departures (to / from work and to / from lunch) can be exported to and analyzed in specialized reports.