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day off

A day in which one does not work, either at one's place of employment or on a particular task or project. I'm sorry, but Sue took a day off. Is there anything I can help you with? I worked hard around the house yesterday, so today is my day off!
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*day off

a day free from working. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~; take ~.) The next time I get a day off, we'll go to the zoo. I have the day off. Let's go hiking.
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day off

A day away from work, school, or a similar obligation; a free day. For example, Sophie always used her day off to do errands. [Late 1800s]
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Workers' groups present during the launch of the Pambansang Day Off in Manila aside from the FFW and United are Sentro, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, Allwies Kasambahay and Taumbahay.
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But when Croner asked HR professionals 'do you support the idea that employees should be given an additional day off to sort out their pension?
We don't want people to feel that if they take the day off they're costing the company money" says Platt.
Write in a journal; draw; spend your day off reconnecting with your needs and values.
In one trial, college students searched for cheaters on the following social contract: "If an employee works on the weekend, then that person gets a day off during the week.
You take your day off, you take your vacations, and you're entitled to it.
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10, the amendment to the Labor Standards Act relaxes the "one fixed day off, one flexible day off" regulations in a concession to business groups and includes the following:
In exchange, workers in the private sector will be given a day off in lieu in advance, said the ministry, to give employees a longer weekend.
A COUNCIL which will give staff a day off for St David's Day - on the day before the occasion - has been criticised as "out of sync" with businesses and other local authorities.
I work for a real estate developer in Dubai and they aren't giving us the day off on December 2.