Time and absence

Stress-free time tracking.

Reduce labor costs. Minimize compliance risks. Increase worker productivity. Do all this and more with Workday Time Tracking in one global system.

Work more efficiently with one global system.

Reduce labor costs by analyzing overtime trends across global locations.

Gain insights into your team’s time and manage more efficiently.

Say hello to easier time management.

  • Empower your people to enter, track, and approve time when and how they want.
  • Get real-time analytics to make smarter workforce management decisions.

  • Proactively alert managers when attention is needed.


Workday understood the tremendous value of simplifying time and attendance tracking for our global managers.

Save time and money.

Streamline your end-to-end processes and improve productivity. Workday Time Tracking helps you cut out unnecessary work.

  • Automate your rules and calculations to reduce compliance risks.

  • Eliminate manual time-entry workarounds and redundant processes.

  • Avoid costly, time-consuming integrations.



The time tracking data just flows into payroll. We're not doing manual uploads from a third-party system. So we're just validating data.

Turn insight into action.

See what your employees work on, for how long, and how much it costs you. Then use that information to manage your global workforce.

  • Analyze global labor and overtime costs to make better decisions.

  • Audit and identify payroll and time exceptions proactively.

  • Identify the root cause of time and absence trends.


Workday gives managers more insight into their teams, to make better decisions and to plan ahead.

Seamlessly manage absences.

Workday Absence Management helps you track and report time-off requests, balances, and accruals in one system that works seamlessly with other applications.

  • Manage global policies for time off and absence.

  • Let employees check and request time off using a smart calendar from any device.

  • Control teams’ visibility into peer-approved time off.

  • Track and analyze workers across various absence types.

  • Analyze carryover balances and trends to improve absence policies.

At the touch of a button we can run reports that provide clear information on areas of strategic focus such as absence, performance and talent management, so we can quickly identify trends. This gives managers and HR teams the confidence to make more informed decisions.