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Labor Report

The Labor report displays shift data for a specific period by staff members, including tips, sales, discounts, hours worked for each employee, service charges, and voids. Get employee sales details, such as tips per payment method, and average sales per hour.

Define report settings, such as taxes, view, and reporting period, and export reports to save them beyond the Back Office. Edit the labor report by enabling and disabling columns in the Back Office.

Table of contents:

Generating labor reports

Define report settings, such as the reporting period and whether or not to include taxes. Filter the Labor report by shift, or tag, search in results, or export the report to save it as a spreadsheet file outside the Back Office.

Click an employee’s name to get sales details, including tips per payment method, gross and net sales by accounting group, account profile, or statistic group, and employee information, such as total hours worked, the total number of receipts, and average sales per hour.

  1. Log in to the Back Office with your Lightspeed Restaurant credentials.
  2. Select Reports > Reports from the navigation bar.
  3. Click Labor Report in the Staff Reports section.
  4. Toggle on or off Include taxes to show the report with or without taxes.
    • Toggle on: Gross sales, net sales, service charges, and total collected including taxes.
    • Toggle off: Gross sales, net sales, service charges, and total collected excluding taxes.
  5. Click the calendar icon and choose a day from the calendar to adjust the reporting period.
  6. (Optional) To filter the view, either search by result or click the Filters drop-down, enable the shift or tags you want from the list, and select Apply.
    Note: It is currently not possible to filter hours worked based on tags.
  7. Review the data on the report. For help understanding each column, see the Labor report table.
  8. (Optional) To export the report as a CSV spreadsheet to save its data outside the Back Office, click Export.
  9. (Optional) Click an employee’s name and review the employee sales details. Switch between tabs to see gross and net sales by accounting group, accounting profile, or statistic group.

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Labor report table

Find out who made what revenue in what hours, how much was service charged and tipped, and what discounts and cancellations are noted broken down by employee. If some columns are not visible, they are not enabled in the Back Office. Refer to Editing columns on labor reports for details on enabling columns.

Column name Description

Employee name

Name of the POS user as entered in the Back Office. Click an employee name to see Employee sales details.

Hours

Number of hours and minutes worked.

Sales

Sum of sold items.
Calculation: Total item sales - service charge + discounts + voids.

Voids

Value of nullified orders. See Editing or voiding a receipt for details on voids.

Service charges

Service charged on orders. See Adding account profiles for details on service charges.

Discounts

Discounts provided to customers.

Net sales

Amount of everything sold.
Calculation: Total item sales + service charges - discounts - voids

Gross sales

Amount of everything being sold.
Calculation: Total item sales + service charges + discounts - voids

Tips

Tips provided to employees.

Total collected 

(not enabled by default)

Actual amount received.
Calculation: Net sales + tips.

Average sales/hour

(not enabled by default)

Average revenue per hour worked.

Average sales/receipt

(not enabled by default)

Average revenue per receipt.

 

Employee sales details

Overview tab
Click an employee’s name on the table to get information on the net and gross sales of an employee, tips, and the total collected per payment method.

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Category name Description

Gross sales

Amount of everything being sold.
Calculation: Total item sales + service charges + discounts - voids

Net sales

Amount of everything sold.
Calculation: Total item sales + service charges - discounts - voids

Total collected per payment method

Net sales plus tips sorted by payment methods.

Tips breakdown by payment method

Tips sorted by payment method.

 

Accounting groups, Account profiles, Statistic groups tabs
Switch between tabs on the employee details page to see gross and net sales by accounting group, accounting profile, or statistic group.

Tab name Description

Accounting groups

Categories that sort and apply shared settings to items. See About accounting groups for details.

Account profile

Order types that affect parameters of an item during a sale. See About account profiles for details.

Statistic groups

Categories provide more flexibility on reporting than accounting groups because they are not linked to taxes. They can be used on accounting groups and/or items. See FAQs for details on statistic groups.

 

Editing columns on labor reports

Enable and disable columns in the Back Office to modify the labor report. The modification changes the view in the Back Office, but when exporting, all columns will be visible.

  1. Log in to the Back Office with your Lightspeed Restaurant credentials.
  2. Select Reports > Reports from the navigation bar.
  3. Click Labor Report in the Staff Reports section.
  4. To modify the columns on the report, click Edit table and follow steps 4.1–4.2:
    1. Enable columns you wish to see in the table and the labor report or disable columns that are not needed.
    2. To change the order, click the dashes and drag the column upward or downward.
  5. Click Save.

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What’s next?

The reports linked below are additional Staff reports:

  • The Staff Turnover displays the total and percentage revenue, Average Transaction Value (ATV), and Average Cover Value (ACV) per employee.
  • The Global Turnover report allows you to see total revenue by year, month, week, or day in a bar graph while filtering by employee or POS device.
  • The Monthly Turnover report shows the monthly sales from each accounting group broken down by day with the option to filter by employee or POS device.

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