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Time Card

A card an employee inserts into a machine in order to record when he/she arrives and leaves the work space. The employee is paid for the period of time indicated on the card. Time cards are used for wage earners, especially but not necessarily in manufacturing.

time card

see CLOCK CARD.
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Timecard GPS Lite provides GPS Tracking information such as location, speed and mileage.
The supervisor is prohibited from completing an employee's timecard unless the employee is absent for a prolonged period of time on authorized leave or on travel.
In audits of other agencies, investigators have found "systemic deficiencies," with hundreds of investigations under way, and increasing numbers of employees are being fired and disciplined for timecard abuses.
Timecard Monitor tracks arrival/departure times with two finger taps.
In November Mary Francis, the payroll supervisor, went to the Tom and requested that he initial a timecard of Lola's.
One client stated, "Maintaining the staff to enter timecards in the system for more than 4,000 Unisys Federal Systems employees every week was a tremendous labor expense.
GE Capital Europe's president Charles Alexander said the 'primary motivation' for the deal was to enhance Timecard, currently held by 1.
The supervisor filled out fake timecards, and when the "employees" received their checks, they cashed them and split the proceeds with the supervisor.
The second is that the accuracy of the final cost objects is much less sensitive to the timecard data and much more sensitive to the activity drivers and the entire network structure of the cost assignment system.
It used to take three minutes to make an entry on a timecard," he said.
Aerospace companies, caught with 30-year-old timecard systems, became aware of the need for change with downsizing, cost-cutting and doing it right the first time being the order of the day.