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An arrangement by which employees may set their own work schedules, especially their starting and finishing hours. Also called flexitime.

[flex(ible) time.]
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also flex•i•time

(ˈflɛk sɪ-)

a system that allows an employee to choose the hours for starting and leaving work.
flex′tim`er, n.
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The law has received early and positive recognition from at least one national publication: Slate spotlighted the law in a June 24 article, "New Hampshire's the Latest State to Make Requesting Flextime a Little Bit Easier."
"Flextime and time off in lieu of overtime have been common since the late 1980s and continue to be a mainstay as a way to manage expenses.
Of the workplace benefits Gallup studied, flextime yielded the strongest relationship to overall wellbeing among employees.
The flextime, however, does not include employees on shifts, and front-line staff who deliver direct services to the public due to the peculiar nature of these jobs, added Kawther.
Huff, "With Flextime, Less Can Be More," Workforce Management, 2005).
From flextime and telecommuting to job-sharing and compressed work, organizations are offering employees greater scheduling freedom in how they fulfill the obligations of their positions.
After working out you feel refreshed and ready to tackle work again." There are no time clocks to punch and everyone is on flextime. Time off for appointments is generally not a problem.
Equally common are formerly cutting-edge ideas such as flextime, cross-selling and firm consolidation.
With more companies allowing "flextime", more access to elearning, and telecomuting, the line between workplace flexibility and work-life balance begins to blur.
Morris doesn't want employees making similar sacrifices, and reinforces this not only through talk, but through corporate policies allowing flextime and telecommuting, among other things.
If you do believe this, then you believe it is wrong to take off both Saturday and Sunday; would support reinstatement of "blue laws" that once required all factories, workplaces, malls, stores, restaurants, and recreational centers to be closed on the sabbath; and view job-sharing, flextime, and overtime as morally suspect.