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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.
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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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Mr Stewart has now written to Health Secretary Jeane Freeman, demanding answers on what can be done to relieve the growing pressure on waiting times.
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a spokesman for NHS Grampian said: "We are aware of issues regarding waiting times in this area and are working hard to resolve the problem and we continue to provide the best service we can in the current circumstances.
Waiting times may vary between hospitals, and you should consider this when choosing a hospital for your appointment.
Health officials say the borough's waiting times - currently at 11 months - are the lowest in the region.
Mr Smyth said: "The waiting times for access to mental health (services) for children are a scandal.
Objective: To determine waiting time of patients visiting general male and female outdoor clinics of 01 Mountain
Multivariable analysis showed the following factors to be independently associated with waiting times before the intervention: (i) a higher patient/nurse ratio (+26 minutes' additional waiting time per additional 10 patients per nurse, 95% confidence interval 20 - 32; p<0.0001) (Fig.
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