time off


time off
time off UK US noun [U] HR
a period of time when you do not work because of illness or holidays, or because your employer has given you permission to do something else: take/have time off »

One in five employees admits to taking time off because of stress.

get/be given/receive time off »

Staff can get time off for a close relative's funeral but not for the funeral of a friend.

time off to do sth »

Increasing numbers of fathers want time off to care for their children.

time off for sth »

Research revealed that more than 241,000 people had been unable to take any time off for a holiday in the last year.

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There are rules covering time off work for maternity leave, sickness, or other temporary absence.

time off from sth »

She decided to take some time off from work in order to focus on her family.

additional/extra/more time off »

The company has introduced a volunteer initiative that lets their workers use flexible schedules to take additional time off for projects in the community.

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paid/unpaid time off


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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