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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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Second, it predicts that higher labor taxes lead to both lower employment rates and lower hours of work for employed individuals, another feature that is found in the data.
The hours of work required to own one, of course, will fall even faster.
Here is how local legislators voted in the 21-14 roll call by which the California Senate approved legislation which would require overtime pay after eight hours of work per day for about six million California workers.
Further Article 68 of the aforesaid law states "Where the circumstances of the work require a worker to work overtime between 9pm and 4am he shall be entitled in respect of such overtime to the remuneration stipulated for his normal hours of work, plus a supplement of at least 50 per cent of the remuneration.
Excessive hours of work is one of the primary indicators of decent working time.
The report offers suggestions to counter these trends, but these are almost diametrically opposed to the policies which underpin the Howard government's workplace laws: penalty payments for long or atypical hours, limits on the hours of work and the empowerment of employees through collective bargaining.
For work done on a special nonworking day that also falls on a worker's rest day, he or she shall receive an additional 50 percent of his or her daily rate for the first 8 hours of work and an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate for overtime work.
Lot 2 EAE Ltjenburg with approximately 3,000 hours per annum in the field of maintenance of outdoor areas and about 400 hours of work p.
California's requirement for overtime pay after eight hours of work in a day, regardless of how many hours an employee works in a week, makes it almost impossible for the typical small employer to offer any flexibility in scheduling.
For work done during a special day, the employee should be paid an additional 30 percent on his daily rate on the first eight hours of work.
For those who will work during the days of the Apec meeting, they should get an additional 30 percent of their daily rate for the first eight hours of work, Baldoz said.
A[cedilla] For work done during the special (non-working) day, he shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his daily rate on the first eight hours of work.