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any mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring

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It's been discovered that there are genes that determine how someone's body clock works - this is chronobiology.
Food Lion repeatedly announced that their policy of effective scheduling is flawless and that it does not result in off the clock work.
INHD and INHD2 have great slate of film favorites from Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures and Artisan Entertainment that will be making their HD premiere including Full Metal Jacket, A Clock Work Orange, The Candidate, Natural Born Killers, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Waiting For Guffman, Drugstore Cowboy, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and The World According To Garp.
Tenders are invited for Round the clock work of ht/lt cable fault finding and pinpointing in emergency and high pressure testing of cables for area under thane-iii division.
Examples of off the clock work employees have reported doing include: preparing food and cleaning before clocking in, waiting after the start of their shift to clock in because business was slow, continuing to work after clocking out to finish cleaning and other chores, and/or waiting for the manager to count the til after clocking out.
WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "Food Lion made a bad April Fool's joke when it said it was cooperating with a Department of Labor investigation into illegal off-the clock work at the grocery chain and then refused to 'stop the clock' on the statute of limitations," Consumers United with Employees (CUE) said today.
By shifting and shuffling hours between work weeks, Food Lion can meet the demands of the effective scheduling system, which forces off the clock work, and maintains federally required wage and hour records that demonstrate little or no overtime; this has the effect of a cover-up.
Tenders are invited for Round the clock work of supply of LT Cable pieces, excavation, laying of cable, providing & making of LT cable joints along with materials and labours as and when required for Bhandup Division for monsoon season only.
The complaint alleges that after Barton filed a claim for payment for off-the- clock work in late 1996, she was retaliated against in her work assignments and subjected to coercive interrogation by Albertson's security personnel.
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is helping to reveal how this clock works on a molecular level.
Scientists may have to come up with a new explanation for how a woman's biological clock works.