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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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In 2014-15, the median waiting time ranged from 27 days in Queensland to 55 days in Tasmania,' Ms Hargreaves said.
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The staff are clearly serving patients well, but the waiting times need to be reduced.
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WAITING times at our hospitals are longer than the national average.
The NHS - and waiting times, in particular - has been a turbulent political battlefield for many years, and any deterioration in the statistics is always used by the Opposition to beat the government of the day about the head with as much venomous criticism as they can manage.
Pathological analysis of how renal masses change after surgical waiting time has not been well-studied and the literature on this issue is limited.
Labour's Social Protection spokeswoman Roisin Shortall said the average waiting times around the country are scandalously long.
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