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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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The other primary data were obtained from the measurement of pharmaceutical service waiting time in pharmacy unit that is conducted by direct observation at each stage of prescription in pharmacy unit.
Once treatment, such as a course of medication or a surgical procedure, starts, the waiting time clock stops.
You can compare waiting times for hospitals on this website.
This will support improvements in waiting times, particularly for inpatients who have been experiencing waits above the 12 week treatment time guarantee.
The average packet waiting time is an average evaluated over the number of incoming requests which are not distributed equally over time (during the state [S.
Fartown-based instructor Pete Tiernan, chairman of Huddersfield and District Driving Instructors' Association, said waiting times had hit 17 weeks at Huddersfield which was "far too long.
We found that the actual waiting time was very close to the assigned maximum waiting time.
The party's health spokeswoman Elin Jones claims waiting times for many lifesaving diagnostic tests are "substantially longer" in Wales than elsewhere in the UK.
Former Plaid MP Adam Price, who is standing for the Assembly in his old seat of Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, highlighted what he said was the urgent need for action on cancer in Wales, brandishing waiting times for treatment and diagnosis which he called "the worst aspect of Labour's legacy".
com revealed that Birmingham Airport topped the list of airports considered to have the shortest waiting times for luggage, with East Midlands coming in in fourth place.
Walk-in waiting time was also halved in some specialities, including ophthalmology, neonatology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology and ENT, radiology and dermatology.
In February 2012 the National Health Board (Ministry of Health) requested feedback from the NZNO on diagnostic waiting time targets.