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The hours or days worked in a week: a four-day workweek.


(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) US and Canadian the number of hours or days in a week actually or officially allocated to work. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): working week



the total number of regular working hours or days in a week.
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Noun1.workweek - hours or days of work in a calendar weekworkweek - hours or days of work in a calendar week; "they worked a 40-hour week"
work time - a time period when you are required to work
calendar week, week - a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
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payroll gain after 54k in upward revisions dominated the headlines, though analysts also saw sharp boosts in the January figures for the workweek and hours-worked that largely removed the big weather-hit, followed by a February workweek bounce to 34.
8) by 10 people lying on the tracks last night to protest changes to the workweek rules, reported CNA.
Shinsegae Group's implementation of a 35-hour workweek has also faced a backlash from union members who regard the retail giant's recent measure as a fraudulent act to save pay from its workers at its E-mart discount chains, following the increase in the minimum wage.
Casilao of Anakpawis has claimed the compressed workweek bill 'is a step back to the dark ages of working conditions, akin to the 19th-century European
Under SBN 1571, employers and employees are given an option to implement any type of flexible working arrangement such as compressed workweek, flexi-time, and flexi holidays schedule.
com)-- SimplyCast implemented a four-day workweek for employees in July 2017
Summary: Future Movement MP Ammar Houri Tuesday proposed an amendment to the recently passed workweek changes that came as part of the salary scale bill approved earlier this month.
The House of Representatives has approved on final reading a proposal to increase daily work hours under a compressed workweek scheme.
Bernie Sanders railed against the culture of work in America Monday, decrying the lack of a 40-hour workweek and demanding an end to employee burnout.
In the meantime that the government is looking for a permanent, doable plan, may I reiterate a suggestion: a four-day workweek wherein, every day, three different cities in Metro Manila 'observe a holiday' and employees work only for four days instead of five days a week.
Employers know that they need to pay non-exempt employees overtime for all hours in a workweek worked beyond forty.
Summary: Employers know that they need to pay non-exempt employees overtime for all hours in a workweek worked beyond forty.