Off-Duty Hours

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Off-Duty Hours: Used to define the periods of time during which an employee is totally and completely relieved of any and all job duties and is free to attend to his or her own personal activities.

Summer Hours

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Summer Hours : A type of compressed work week scheduling arrangement which allows employees to work longer hours Monday through Thursday and fewer hours on Friday during the summer months. MORE

Voluntary Reduction In Hours

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Voluntary Reduction In Hours: Allows employees to voluntarily reduce their working hours as well as their pay for a specified duration. Also used as an alternative to layoff. MORE

Planetary Hours

Science / Astrology / Planetary Hours: A system devised by ancient astrologers that assigned one of the seven planets then known to each hour of the day. The first hour of sunrise was ruled by the planetary day ruler (Sunday, Sun; Monday, MORE

Off-Duty Hours

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Off-Duty Hours: Used to define the periods of time during which an employee is totally and completely relieved of any and all job duties and is free to attend to his or her own personal activities. MORE

After-Hours Market

Business / Taxes / After-Hours Market: Securities, such as stocks and bonds, may change hands on organized markets and exchanges after regular business hours, in what is known as the after-hours market. These electronic transactions explai MORE

Credit Hours

Life Style / College / Credit Hours: Courses taken in college are usually measured in terms of credit hours. To earn one credit hour, a student must attend a class for one classroom hour (usually 55 minutes) per week for the whole semest MORE

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