Effective Wage / Salary Date

To simplify wage changes, Admins and Managers have the flexibility to update the wages and salaries of employees for past or future dates.

❗️Effective Wage Date will not be available if you have 'Wage-Sync' enabled with your POS integration.
⚠️Wages and salaries can only be adjusted up to one month in the past.
If you are wanting to learn more about how Hourly wages and Salaries are different, click here instead.

Setting a wage / salary change for a future date

You can proactively enter a new wage or salary for an employee if the rate is to change on a future date.

⚠️Mangers will require the 'Can view wages' and 'Can edit employees'  manager permissions in order to update an Employee's wage / salary.
Here's how:

1. Hover over the 'More' menu and select 'Employees.'

2. Select the specific Employee's profile to edit it and head to the 'Wages' tab where you'll see the Employee's current wage(s) or salary. 

If setting a salary, select 'Weekly Salary' from the dropdown menu under 'Wage Type.'

3. Next to the wage / salary you would like to adjust, enter the new wage / salary and select the date this will take effect.

4. Be sure to click 'Save.' 

On the chosen date, all new shifts created for this Role and employee will have the new wage / salary applied.

5. You can remove or edit the wage / salary change prior to the effective date by clicking the 'Garbage Can' or 'Pencil' icon.


Setting a wage / salary change in the past

If you have already created shifts for an employee before entering a wage / salary or forgot to set a new wage, you can use the Effective Wage Date function to change all shifts and punch wages up to one month in the past.

⚠️Mangers will require the 'Can view wages' and 'Can edit employees'  manager permissions in order to update an Employee's wage / salary.
Here's how:

1. Hover over the 'More' menu and select 'Employees.'

2. Select the specific Employee's profile to edit it and head to the 'Wages' tab where you'll see the Employee's current wage(s) or salary. 

If setting a salary, select 'Weekly Salary' from the dropdown menu under 'Wage Type.'

3. Next to the wage / salary you would like to adjust, enter the correct wage / salary and select the date this took effect.

3. Be sure to click 'Save.'

4. Navigate back to the Schedules or Time Clocking page to see the new wage / salary applied to the historical shifts. 

⚠️Third-party data or already processed payroll information will not be affected when changing previous wage / salary dates. 
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