Contract types

Managing contract types in Shiftbase


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Every employee in Shiftbase has a contract associated with a contract type. A contract type is a set of rules associated with a contract.

Contract Type Overview

Adding Contract Types

If you want to add a new contract type, click the + Contract types button in the top right corner.

Editing Contract Types

Changing a contract type is done by clicking on the Pencil icon behind a contract type.

The name of the contract type.

Salary: This is used for payroll, and indicates whether the employee is paid based on hours worked or contract hours.

Rate card: The rate card that applies to the contract type. The default surcharge card is basically 100% unless set otherwise. The set surcharge card applies to the hourly record.

Plus-minus calculation: By turning on plus-minus calculation, the plus and minus hours are calculated for all employees with the concerning contract type.

Absence policy: Select here the absence policy that should be linked. Employees receive the corresponding absences and balances.

Overtime policy: You can set an overtime surcharge when overtime should be processed over the number of hours worked by an employee on a day or week basis.