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Allowed Time

The time during which an employee is paid while not working because of a situation beyond his/her control. Allowed time is granted more frequently to salaried employees than to wage earners,. Allowed time is usually finite; after its expiration, the employee often must begin to forgo payment. Examples of allowed time include sick time or grieving time. It is also called waiting time. It should not be confused with a waiting period.

allowed time

the maximum amount of time which an employee should take to perform a specific production task. Allowed times tend to be used in INCENTIVE BONUS SCHEMES as the basis for computing bonus payments. If the allowed time is exceeded no bonus is payable. However, if the actual time taken to perform the particular task is less than the allowed time, a bonus would be payable based upon the amount of time saved. See WORK MEASUREMENT.
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Despite these improvements, the report shows significant variation in waiting times across Australia, and for different population groups.
This is the first month that NHS England has released all its key performance data on the same day with monthly figures for ambulance response times, A&E waiting times and other waiting times figures also being released.
However, since most scheduling methods in broadcasting schemes evaluate the waiting times in simulation environments, we need to evaluate them using scheduling methods in network environments.
Unfortunately, today, we see Arrowe Park hospital missing its emergency waiting time targets for a second time.
Diagnostic waiting times are unacceptably high across a whole range of specialities," she said.
The charity believes the report, entitled "Diagnosing bowel cancer early: right test, right time", highlights serious problems with endoscopy services in the UK, especially in regard to waiting times and the quality of services.
com revealed that Birmingham Airport topped the list of airports considered to have the shortest waiting times for luggage, with East Midlands coming in in fourth place.
A survey is now being carried out to determine exact waiting times at hospitals.
Improving 18 week Referral to Treatment or RTT waiting times for our local patients remains a key priority for all commissioners within the Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield Cluster.
Rightly or wrongly, waiting times are used as a benchmark to assess the state of our health service, and Labour were quick off the blocks yesterday to claim that the reality of the statistics undermined any pledge on the NHS that Mr Cameron might be injudicious enough to make.
7,8] In this study, we optimized the surgical waiting times by stage in our institution, taking into consideration the slow growth rates of small renal masses, and analyzed how this approach affected pathological and clinical outcomes.
We should be at the stage where these waiting times were brought down to an acceptable level so that more staff could be diverted to anti-fraud measures and employment support services.