on-call


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on-call

1. A term used to signify that a prearranged concentration, air strike, or final protective fire may be called for.
2. Preplanned, identified force or materiel requirements without designated time-phase and destination information. Such requirements will be called forward upon order of competent authority. See also call for fire.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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PinnacleOne announced that its Construction Claims Services (CCS) line has been selected as an on-call claims consultant for the Connecticut Department of Public Works (DPW).
Lately, I've had to page the assistant during almost every on-call shift.
The court held that county did not have a custom or policy of deliberate indifference so as to support a [section] 1983 claim, given that there was no evidence of a clear and consistent pattern of mistreatment of detainees, and that the shift commander followed the county's policy and contacted the on-call doctor.
WASHINGTON -- On-call services should not be a condition for participating in Medicare, a federal advisory panel on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act has recommended.
There are many overtime issues unique to the property management context; the payment of overtime for on-call work of maintenance and other property management personnel is one such issue.
* The on-call physician sees the patient, notes a rectal temperature of 100.6 and suspects nothing.
A UH-1N "Huey" was scheduled for an on-call night armed reconnaissance mission to support ground operations at a forward operating base in a combat zone.
In law enforcement, the issues of the compensability of time on-call, in travel, in training, caring for equipment or animals, and during meal breaks are frequent problems for the law enforcement administrator.
In addition, the report puts a whole new topic back into the debate with the announcement that the definition of 'working time' is under review and in particular whether on-call time should be defined as working or rest.
This article provides a brief overview of the laws that address a private employer's liability under the workers' compensation laws for its on-call employees, (1) and those employees who reside on the company premises but who are not on duty at all times.
Review on-call requirements, as well: If an on-call employee is so restricted in his/her activities that he/she cannot use the time effectively for his/her own purposes, the time must be compensated for.
Wexford was left without an emergency night service when ambulance crews took industrial action in protest over what they say are excessive on-call duties.