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Does anyone else find it ridiculous that firms require a minimum daily time entry? For example, my firm requires us to bill 6 hours a day, whether or not it’s billable work, we have to have a minimum of 6.0 in our time entry system every day or we get flagged. If we’re on vacation we have to pre-bill 6.0 a day. Why the hell do firms do this???

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I wish I only had to track 6. I have to track 8 💀

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WHYYYYYYYYY THIS IS INSANE

Just fill it with PTO if you don’t have actual entries. ~uNlIMiTeD PtO~

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It’s required under the credit agreements. They have to keep track for accounting purposes. Nonattorneys have to enter time also.

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Interesting

We have to track 40/week. I would be so annoyed if it was per day. Some days I work 4 hours, some days I work 11

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It’s stupid. Especially because if we only have 4 hours worth of work we have to input a filler like “professional development” or “professional reading” which makes zero sense to me

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