Press release

Deputy Releases Annual Global Late to Work Report

Sponsored by Businesswire

the market leading workforce management software platform, today
announced the release of its annual, global report highlighting the
tardiness of hourly workforces across the U.S., Australia and the United

An analysis of 28,290,974 million scheduled and worked shifts between
March 2018 to March 2019 from businesses using Deputy to manage
scheduling, timesheets and payroll has unpacked the punctuality trends
of shift workers around the world.

Key research findings from U.S.-based businesses:

  • On average, 6% of American hourly workers were not on time to
    work, arriving late for their shifts
  • Women were the earliest to work in November 2018, and men were
    the earliest to work in September 2018. Women were the latest to
    in April 2018, and men were the latest to work in October 2018
  • March 2, 2018 was the day Americans were latest to work within
    the 12 month period between March 2018 and 2019. The day prior, March
    1, 2018,
    was the day Americans were the earliest to work
  • Hourly shift workers in Illinois were the tardiest with 8.7%
    percent of employees clocking in late for shifts
    . California
    was the top performer in regards to punctuality with more than 12%
    clocking in early for shifts
    in the past 12 months
  • When comparing generations, female and male Gen Z are most likely
    to be late for work
    than any other generation, reporting that
    6.85% of work shifts started late.
  • When comparing generations, male Baby Boomers are the least likely
    to be late to work
    than any other generation
  • Globally, punctuality declined toward the end of the working week with
    hourly paid workers being the latest to work on Fridays

“For businesses large and small, keeping track of scheduling shifts and
hours worked can be a daunting task,” said Ashik Ahmed, CEO and
Co-founder of Deputy. “It may not seem like a critical issue when
employees run slightly late but over time it all adds up and can have
serious repercussions for the business, the employee and other team
members left to cover for their colleagues.”

“When someone is late for their shift at King of Pops, it directly
affects our customers, who are most likely not receiving the high-level
customer service they expect and deserve,” said CEO and Founder Steven
Carse of King of Pops. “No business wants their employees to be late
especially due to the decrease in customer service and the dramatic
impact on the bottom line it has, which can put a business at risk.
Deputy helps us set clear expectations for our employees that results in
them showing up on time and providing a high level of customer service
that keeps our customers happy and coming back.”

For full access to Deputy’s late to work report, its key findings and
take-aways, click

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