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Helper I

Counting penalties / logic

Dear Power BI Community,


I'm building a report to count penalties for too short (less than 30 minutes) or missed lunch breaks. The dataset has data on how long hours were and was it a break.  I need to calculate a break less than 30 minutes, no break over 5 hours, no break over 10 hours. So, I use the following logic:

1.      CC Break < 30 = IF(Table1[is_break] = 1 && Table1[hours] < 0.5, 1, 0)
M < 30 Break =
VAR thirty_break =
CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[CC Break < 30])))))
RETURN IF (thirty_break = 0, BLANK(), thirty_break)
> 5 hr No Break = IF(Table1[is_break] = 0 && Table1[hours] > 5, 1, 0)
M > 5 hr No Break =
VAR five_hours_break =
CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[> 5 hr No Break])))))
RETURN IF (five_hours_break = 0, BLANK(), five_hours_break)
3.  > 10 hr No Break = IF(Table1[is_break] = 0 && Table1[hours] > 10, 1, 0)
M > 10 hr No Break =
VAR ten_hours_break =
CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[> 10 hr No Break])))))
RETURN IF (ten_hours_break = 0, BLANK(), ten_hours_break)


Now, I need to calculate penalties per day: 1 penalty for too short break or 1 penalty for missed break over 5 hours;

2 penalties for too short break and not taking another break within next 5 hours; 2 penalties for not taking break over 10 hours of work. What will be the best way to calculate penalties?


Thanks in advance!

Helper I
Helper I
Super User
Super User

@Tumbleweed ,
Can you share sample data and sample output in table format? Or a sample pbix after removing sensitive data.

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