Advanced regional labor law compliance, where you need it.

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Build a better, labor compliant restaurant with 7shifts

7shifts empowers restaurants of all sizes to streamline team management. Easily manage your teams' schedules, timesheets, communication, tasks, tips and more—all in one place. Restaurant owners and managers can streamline their operations so they can focus on what matters; serving their customers and growing their business.

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The compliance tools you need
to empower your team

  • Create and enforce mandatory and custom breaks
  • Receive automated break and OT alerts for staff
  • Ensure staff are not scheduled for “clopen” shifts
  • Run labor exception reports to see possible labor exceptions
  • Automatically detect overtime and adjust schedule accordingly
  • Allow employees to voluntarily change schedules through shift swapping
  • Give advanced notice of schedules with easy electronic shift publishing to staff
  • Set Effective Wage Dates to automatically comply with new minimum wage laws
  • Track timesheet data and changes
  • Keep records of shifts, schedule changes, labor hours, and shift swaps

Labor law compliance tools for your restaurant

Flexible scheduling

7shifts’ drag-and-drop schedule builder makes it simple to schedule shifts in accordance with the law. Get ultimate visibility into each employee’s shifts and use sales and weather forecasts to build the most efficient schedules.

Overtime alerts

While scheduling, managers will receive alerts of any overtime they’ve built into the schedule. Additionally, managers receive a notification when an on-duty employee is about to go into overtime.

Electronic schedule publishing

Easily publish new schedules to employees via SMS text, push notification, or email with 2 weeks’ notice. Employees can view their shifts directly on their mobile device.

Shift swapping

Employees can voluntarily offer up shifts or accept extra shifts from coworkers with managerial approval.

Time-off and availability requests

Schedules are infinitely flexible for your staff with time-off and availability requests submitted directly through the app. Managers can approve, deny, and manage requests on-the-go.

Scheduled break management

Schedule custom and mandatory breaks in any shift and get notifications to remind employees to take them.

Schedule change alerts

When making any last-minute changes to published schedules, you’ll receive an alert and the associated exception cost will be added to your labor exception report.

Split shift detection

Split shift punches are detected automatically when an employee punches in with 7shifts, and the associated “split shift premium” is fed directly into the labor exception report.

Built-in attestation

When an employee clocks out using 7punches, they’ll be asked if they took their required meal and rest breaks or waived them, so you can accurately track your labor law compliance.

Spread of hours and clopen alerts

Get alerts when scheduling employees for a split shift that exceeds 10 hours, and when scheduling staff for “clopens” with less than 11 hours rest between shifts.

Maintain compliance records

Keep records of all scheduled shifts, punch data, and account activity for three years and beyond.

Generate labor exception reports

Easily access automated labor exception reports with type and fee amount of each exception. With the added visibility, you’ll stay more compliant with local laws.

Right to Rest Alerts

Managers will receive alerts of any Right to Rest exceptions in the schedule and be notified of the associated fee.

Language support

7shifts is currently available in English, Spanish, and French. Simply select your preferred language, and all text in the 7shifts web app will be displayed in this language.

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Your complete labor compliance care package?

Your restaurant needs to avoid costly labor law compliance fees and treat your employees fairly. 7shifts has the built-in labor compliance tools you need to do it all with built-in overtime alerts, custom break management, an easy schedule publisher, and team communication tools.

Your restaurant needs to avoid costly labor law compliance fees and treat your employees fairly. 7shifts has the built-in labor compliance tools you need to do it all with built-in overtime alerts, custom break management, an easy schedule publisher, and team communication tools.

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