take time off

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Verb1.take time off - take time off from work; stop working temporarily
cut off, disrupt, interrupt, break up - make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
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Although employees have a legal right to take time off to deal with emergencies involving dependents, those having to juggle work with ongoing caring responsibilities can feel under considerable pressure and may even be forced to give up work," said Mike Blake, Willis PMI Group director.
What rights do employees have to take time off work in connection with their dependents?
4m workers across the UK plan to watch EVERY World Cup game - yet only a tenth of people will be allowed to take time off.
They should be encouraging sick employees to take time off to recover, rather than pass nasty bugs on to colleagues.
All employees regardless of their length of service have the right to take time off to care for a dependant.
YOUNGER people are more likely to take time off work from colds or flu, partly because they do not wash their hands often enough, according to a report.