Public Holidays can be added to Workforce TNA to indicate new penalty rates that need to apply should employees work a Public Holiday, or to attribute leave should a permanent employee not work on a Public Holiday they are typically scheduled for.



Click Add to add a new Public Holiday manually.  You can then fill in all the relevant details for this holiday.



Leave Paycode:

This is the leave paycode that will be assigned to all Full-time and Part-time employees on this day should this be a typical day they would work.  Leave codes should first be defined in Shift Setup > Leave.  If you have custom leave paycodes for Public Holidays in your payroll software, you can add an overriding code to the employee's specific profile for this paycode.  See article: https://workforcetna.aussietimesheets.com.au/support/solutions/articles/1000268375-workforce-tna-employees-t-a



Worked Codes:

Here you can define a new paycode to apply for the hours an employee works on a Public Holiday.  The paycode should first be defined in Shift Setup > Paycodes.  You can define a paycode per employment basis.  If you have custom paycodes for worked Public Holidays per employee in your payroll software, you can add an overriding code to the employee's specific profile for this paycode.  See article: https://workforcetna.aussietimesheets.com.au/support/solutions/articles/1000268375-workforce-tna-employees-t-a



Locations:

For each Public Holiday you can define which Location this applies to.  This means that each regional holiday can be associated to the correct employees for that location.


You can also import all your Public Holidays en-mass from a spreadsheet, with all it's relevant conditions, under System Settings > Import Data > Import Public Holiday Data.  From here you can download a template, fill in the details and then import.  This can be helpful to add an entire year or two's dates in one go.  See article: https://workforcetna.aussietimesheets.com.au/support/solutions/articles/1000275528-workforce-tna-import-data