half-pay


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reduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time

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Eloped with a half-pay captain,' repeated Mr Lillyvick, 'basely and falsely eloped with a half-pay captain.
He takes with him, however, a rather curious associate, who gets over this difficulty, but dips his naked foot into creasote, whence come Toby, and a six-mile limp for a half-pay officer with a damaged tendo Achillis.
Mr Inspector placed two chairs for his visitors, before the fire, and communed in a low voice with a brother of his order (also of a half-pay, and Royal Arms aspect), who, judged only by his occupation at the moment, might have been a writing-master, setting copies.
He argues that while the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act required that the public officer be suspended and put on half-pay, Mr Munya refused to do so.
As per the above-mentioned article, the woman employee has the right to take half-pay maternity leave during the probation period since she has not completed one year in service.
In a poignant Just Giving post, desperate Jamie said: "I've been unable to work since February and have been reduced to half-pay.
Cash shortages already have forced the group to put many of its Iraqi and Syrian recruits on half-pay, and accounts from recent defectors suggest that some units haven't received salaries in months," the media outlet detailed.
After his doctor signed him off work with stress, Ewan, 39, was quickly put on half-pay by bosses.
The Labour Law provides that women are entitled to 45 days maternity leave with full pay if they have been employed for more than one year, and with half-pay if the period of employment is less than a year.
Having been languishing on half-pay he began to promote his credentials as the man to sort out that little problem.
At the age of 60 they are entitled to half-pay retirement allowance.
He was given half-pay for the time he had spent in prison - 250 francs and an honourable discharge.
They get full pay for certified sickness for up to six months a year and half-pay thereafter up to in any four year period.
Signees of this call wrote, in their statement, that they are "ready to work for half-pay, and even for free, until the adoption of the 2012 Budget and the bill on the PEA.
Earlier this month, Fayyad said PA staff would receive only half-pay until the promised funds arrived.