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Double Time

Payment of twice one's ordinary hourly wage. For example, a company may pay its waged employees double time if they have to work on Christmas or New Year's day. See also: Time and a half.
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The chocolate maker's US owners Kraft have agreed to pay staff who worked on December 28 and January 3 double-time plus a day off in lieu following long-running negotiations with unions.
The workforce in America is changing, and Double-Time provides the technologies that keep pace with their changing needs," adds Stannard.
Wallace was interviewed at the request of the magazine by Joseph Maronucci on how Double-Time was positioning itself in the wireless marketplace.
We think it's only reasonable to change our double-time payment to hours worked in excess of 58 hours (per week), to enable our company to better manage its overtime costs in maintaining and restoring service during these unpredictable emergencies,'' he said.
Describing the decision to pay double-time on New Year's Day as 'a gesture of goodwill between Ladbrokes and their staff', Fabricius added: 'Staff suggested that it would be a good incentive given that New Year's Eve falls on a Friday night this year and we concurred.
The vast majority of organizations, 85 percent, who will have at least some employees work on Memorial Day will provide something more than regular pay for the holiday's work, including time-and-a-half pay (28 percent), both extra pay and compensatory time (20 percent), double-time pay (15 percent), an "other" form of extra pay such as "double-time-and-a-half" (15 percent) or comp time in addition to regular pay (7 percent).
Workers claimed Bank Holidays traditionally warrant double-time payments, and accused Kraft of refusing to abide by the longestablished agreement for January 3.
It could mean a thirty-two-hour, four-day work week (at forty hours' pay), with a double-time minimum for all overtime.
Scheduled callbacks paid at time and a half except paid at double-time if cause was fire or water damage, misuse or abuse.
So in addition to getting double-time for all these overtime hours, workers were put up in suites in the luxury hotel for the duration so they wouldn't have to worry about commuting time.
Jungle, or drum and bass: Especially popular on television and radio commercials, jungle music, also known as drum and bass, features a double-time hiphop beat with almost any kind of melody imaginable.
The trainer would usually want double-time for that game.