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Synonyms for overtime

work done in addition to regular working hours

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So it would become possible to have an entire weekend off, or two consecutive days off, or whatever way a 40-hour week looked to you.
A study conducted by the ILO in 2006 revealed that a 40-hour week would result in an increase in productivity.
DID anyone really think their one-quid T shirt was being made by happy workers earning a living wage and on a 40-hour week with four weeks holiday a year?
But with a 50 percent turnover rate, and the average full-time employee working 58 hours a week because they can't survive on $9 an hour for a 40-hour week, we're only one step away from a real disaster story of a tired worker falling asleep and someone getting seriously hurt.
It is evident in an average work week where hands-on time ranges from 18 to 22 hours; however, Brousseau says she works a 40-hour week once assessments are performed, followup questions are answered and the education components are factored in.
The participating companies also pay interns a minimum of $400 per 40-hour week.
She is currently working a 40-hour week in Accident and Emergency at Wansbeck Hospital in Ashington.
Given a 40-hour week, 14 percent of a depressed worker's time is nonproductive.
The employee must be regularly scheduled to work no less than a 40-hour week.
MUCH has been made about the number of people waiting to become a firefighter on pounds 6+ per hour for a 40-hour week.
The current "A" rates for a handiperson's 40-hour week in most buildings is $658.
According to Voyager 82% of network managers questioned at a recent user conference work a 50-hour week on average, just under 10% work a 60-hour week while only 10% work a 40-hour week.
The reputedly efficient Germans and great Danes didn't even manage a 40-hour week.
Among professionals, 42 percent are working well in excess of the traditional 40-hour week.
According to one worker on this assembly line, the week of January 18, 1993, was the first 40-hour week on the line since July 1992; more typical was the week of January 11, when the line operated for only eight hours.