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Adding a public holiday date for use in a statutory holiday group

Public Holidays are for the observance of days of national, religious, or cultural significance. Employees are entitled to a paid day off on a public holiday if it would otherwise be a normal working day.

If an employee works on a public holiday, those hours will normally be paid at increased rates such as "Time and a Half".

MYOB Exo Time and Attendance has the ability to automatically process Public Holidays, whether the employee has worked on the day or not. This is done using Statutory Holiday Groups.

Once Statutory Holiday Groups have been set up, the Groups are then assigned to the employees. MYOB Exo Time and Attendance will recognise when a Public Holiday should be applied to an employee based on the settings in the Group assigned to the employee and will process the employee's day according to the Daily Rules in that Statutory Holiday Group.

Statutory Holiday Groups apply the specified Daily Rules for the Public Holiday day based on whether the employee worked on the day or not. Employees can also accrue entitlements to Alternative Leave (NZ) or Lieu Day (Australia) depending on the setting in the Statutory Holiday Group.

MYOB Exo Time and Attendance already has default Public Holiday dates but extra dates can be added if required.

To add public holiday dates for use in a statutory holiday group
  1. Click on the Maintenance menu then select Statutory Holiday Groups
  2. Click on the Maintain Public Holidays button located in the bottom left area of the window
  3. On the screen that appears, there are buttons providing options to Add, Edit or Delete Public Holidays
  4. Click on the Add button to bring up the Add/Edit Public Holidays window
  5. Enter the details for the Public Holiday Name, Public Holiday Date and Region fields
  6. Click Save then repeat the above steps to add any other Public Holiday dates
  7. Once all dates have been added then click on the Exit button to return to the Statutory Holiday Group Maintenance screen
    When any Statutory Holiday Groups are edited or added, the new Dates will be available for use in those Groups.

Need more help? You can open the online help by pressing F1 on your keyboard while in your software.

You can also find more help resources on the MYOB Exo Employer Services Education Centre for Australia or New Zealand.

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