What are some use cases for geo-fence clock-in restrictions?

Updated Jan 13, 2021

With TrackTik, you can set up geo-fences and then set up login restrictions based on whether or not a guard is within the geo-fence. Follow the steps below to set up the clock-in restrictions.

  1. Select the site.
  2. Select security and patrol within the site.
  3. Mobile app restriction.
  4. Select and option for geo-fence clock in restrictions.
  5. Click Save defaults.

Please refer to this article for more information about geo-fence clock-in restrictions.

Why would I let my guards clock in when not in range, but create an exception ticket? In some jurisdictions, an employee may not be blocked from clocking in. Not letting an employee clock in would be preventing them from working because of technical difficulties, rather than because of employee performance, and from getting paid for the work they did.

Other use cases in include flagging instances where an employee is clocking in other than on site, or, if the user is in an area where GPS is not always accurate.

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