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time off

Time away from work, school, or other responsibilities. I'm looking forward for some time off from my studies over the break to catch up with family and friends. I'm taking some time off of work to look after my daughter while she recovers from her surgery.
See also: off, time

*time off

a period of time that is free from employment. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~; take (some) ~.) I'll have to get time off for jury duty. I have time off to go downtown and shop.
See also: off, time

time off

A break from one's employment or school, as in I need some time off from teaching to work on my dissertation, or He took time off to make some phone calls. [First half of 1900s]
See also: off, time
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Reports are available which list time off usage by employee, department, or company wide.
In January, CFI, a banking software company with about 490 employees, put together vacation time and sick time and called it paid time off.
Mr Brown told the tribunal that senior management had traditionally maintained a level of trust when it came to taking time off in lieu, and that the system was "largely self-managed".
In organizations where time off is encouraged, 64 percent of employees said their employer provides sufficient resources to help them manage their stress.
What if an employee is refused time off work for public duties or is in dispute with his/her employer about the amount of time off s/he should have ?
So with no changes in the law that extend beyond the loss of children or where the deceased is not classed as a 'dependant' -- we do not have the legal right to time off work where a pet passes away.
That year, 60 officers from the force took time off for mental ill health, while in the period from April 2018 to February 2019, 110 did so.
"Recently, one of our employees was hospitalized for pneumonia, and another needed time off for cancer treatments.
Scientifically, taking time off improves your productivity and performance, speeds up your career advancement and, if approached correctly, makes you happier.
The study by the vegan-friendly Fisherman's Friend brand claims vegans are more likely to succumb to our wintery weather, taking almost double the average time off work due to cold-related sickness than their non-vegan colleagues.
has named volunteer "voting captains" in each of its offices and distribution centers to hold registration drives and educate workers; it's also giving employees, including retail workers, paid time off to vote.
The 1996 Act states that employees can take reasonable time off when it is necessary in order to:
The main purpose of the study was to learn if employees' tendencies to engage in OCB were influenced by whether they were offered paid time off for volunteerism.
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