Questions tagged [hours]

The standard unit used to measure how long someone has worked. Sometimes compensation may be stated in hourly units or annual units.

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Should I get paid breaks and if so, how long? [closed]

My job states I have to do 38 hours a week, I can come in, work and then leave whenever I want (between certain hours). I have to log my hours into a timesheet website and we can get as long as we ...
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How can I maintain focus on a project? [closed]

As I get older I find it harder to maintain focus on a project. I am self employed and this is very important that I can focus on the project at hand and not get side tracked on less important ...
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How to Inform Coworkers of Vacation Schedule [closed]

We use Outlook to handle our schedules and the current way we inform people who have a vested interest in our absence is by creating a meeting request for the time out of office and including people ...
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If I choose to work full time how many hours will I likely receive? [duplicate]

So here I am, with a retail application in my hand (it’s a digital one, and I have no way of asking my employer) and I’m at the part with two check boxes. Option one? Part time. Option two? Full time. ...
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Does it come across negatively when I leave work at 16:00 on the dot? [duplicate]

So I work 7.5 hours/day, from 08:00 till 16:00. My hours are flexible to an extent so I can start later and finish later, or have a longer lunch and finish later, etc. I have a 1.5 hour commute to/...
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How much is 35 w2 hourly to 1099 hourly? [closed]

Hi I am a software engineer. I'm in the process of negotiating with my current employer about my 1099 hourly rate. The background is that I was contracted to my current employer through a contracting/...
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Should I count time in the company gym as hours worked? [closed]

I am a programmer, paid hourly. My workplace recently added a gym to its facilities. If I use this gym, should I count it in my hours worked, or discount those hours when reporting?
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Colleague not working their hours and boss hasn't noticed [duplicate]

I work on a small team (approximately 10 people) within a very large company. Within our team, we all share the same line manager and all sit in close proximity to one another, within our office. We'...
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No Time Sheets available for employee to fill out [closed]

We come to work all the time and the time sheets that we have to hand fill out are not available, HR hasn't sent them out. Is there a law that says these time sheets must be made available on the day ...
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Compensation based on Tasks vs Hours for Intern [closed]

I am working as software engineer at a small startup in SF. I'm paid by the hour but am wondering if this is the best way to be compensated for my time/work. I feel like at times because I am paid ...
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Expected to return to work on day of return travel from conference [closed]

IT Employee in the Netherlands, scheduled for attending in a conference in Germany running mon-wed. Looking at the programme, we initially decided on attending 2 out of 3 days of the conference. ...
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I've been short changed during 'contract negotiations.' What should I do? [closed]

This is a very long story short. I am a part time employee contracted to 14 hours a week and have been with the company just over a 18 months. I love my job and have readily accepted additional ...
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What is the rationale for companies to encourag long hours? [closed]

I’m trying to understand my employer better, so let me explain: As a knowledge worker (software developer to be specific) I noticed that after 6 hours of work diminishing returns start to kick in. ...
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How much monitoring of employers is allowed and usual? [closed]

I am working for a large international company. I mostly sit by myself in my office. There is no registering of when employees leave and come. But do you think they monitor when I am logged into my ...
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Negotiating a 9-5 in a new role? [closed]

Looking for some practical advice here about hours re new role. A rigid 09:00 to 17:30 really wouldn't be ideal if it could be helped. Especially as a programmer / tech. I suspect most of my ...
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Is a 996 work schedule legal in the US?

The company I work for insinuated that they were going to require a 996 (9am-9pm, 6 days a week) work schedule. We'd probably be paid for all the hours worked. I'm curious if requiring that schedule ...
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Do I have to pay employee for 9 hours from 8 to 5 [closed]

I have employees that are service techs. They're out in the field all day. They go thru drive-thru for breakfast and lunch. stop at the store a couple times a day. Then they write on time card "no ...

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