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Hello all,

We currently pay our techs by the hour until business starts to pick up on mechanic jobs. Techs normally get a 1 hr lunch break (no paid). However, we have noticed that techs are leaving early and showing up late. As an off site owner, I find it difficult to keep track of hours, and would not like to pay for hours techs are not there. We have tried to use the honor system; however, may times techs are "forgetting" to note time in an out on the calendar. 

 

Any suggestions? Do you use an electronic clocking in an out system? Have the manager in charge do it?

 

Thanks in advance for your thoughts and opinions.

 

Regards,

Nick 

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