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Hours of Work

The period of time during which one engages in paid work. Labor law in many countries establishes maximum or minimum hours of work to protect employees. In other places, overtime hours (usually more than 40 hours of work) require extra pay. Hours of work are one way to measure the labor a person performs.

hours of work

the number of hours an employee is contracted to work each week for his or her employer. See CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
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One old hand suggests hiring the child, but not paying the child for more than a couple of hours a day on a school day, or more than four or five hours on a non-school day; let the child keep his or her earned money; and never use an underage child's own money to pay for his Roth IRA.
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