understaffing


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un·der·staff

 (ŭn′dər-stăf′)
tr.v. un·der·staffed, un·der·staff·ing, un·der·staffs
To supply with fewer employees than required: Management was careful not to understaff the agency.

understaffing

(ˌʌndəˈstɑːfɪŋ)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the condition of being understaffed or of lacking a number of employees
Translations

understaffing

[ˈʌndəˈstɑːfɪŋ] Nfalta f de personal suficiente
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They cited understaffing, poor funding, old equipment and over-crowding as KNH's main problems.
30am -- was interrupted after Pamboridis reportedly promised to bring the matter up in next week's cabinet meeting and suggest hiring ten more people to address the understaffing problem.
From my experience, a third of claimants are put under unnecessary hardship because of serious understaffing.
Nurses at Armidale, Gunnedah and Tamworth hospitals held lunchtime rallies to highlight the safety risks inherent in frequent understaffing.
Before the overhaul, statistics released by the Government showed there were already understaffing issues at Holyhead.
We all know that the staff are under that much pressure due to understaffing and working too many hours.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union are expected to walk off their jobs on Monday in protest at understaffing and pay, press tv reported.
Dennis O'Connor for the National Coastguard SOS Campaign group said understaffing at any maritime rescue coordination centre (MRCC) was unacceptable.
The second reason is what I believe to be a larger factor and that is the intentional understaffing of the laboratory.
Whatever term you choose, today's restructuring may result in understaffing.
Most cases involving understaffing involve suits by patients who have been adversely affected by nurses who are overworked, as a result of understaffing.
This persistent understaffing of the veterinary services has resulted in poor controls and inadequate enforcement of EU food safety and animal health legislation in Greece.