normal working week

normal working week

A term defined by the New Deal for Junior Doctors as up to 40 hours of work per week, which is carried out between 8 a.m. (0800) and 7 p.m. (1900).
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"Many hardworking GPs who voluntarily work weekends and bank holidays in addition to their normal working week are understandably annoyed at the political rhetoric on this subject."
"He was over in Ireland, saw it on the TV and thought: 'hell, I'm coming over.'" Meanwhile, when asked how a normal working week had turned into one of Britain's biggest ever missing children operations, Supt John said he was just doing his job, which even meant he forgot his beloved Llanelli Scarlets were playing on Friday night.
The wages, which would have taken the men into the top income tax bracket, were made possible by the city council's willingness to pay time-and-a-half to pick up rubbish that was not collected during the normal working week - a practice that continues today.
The wages, which would have taken the men into the top income tax bracket, were made possible because the city council paid timeand-a-half to pick up rubbish not collected during the normal working week - a practice that continues today.
Fewer people travel by rail on bank holiday weekends, so work at this time is less disruptive than in a normal working week." Travel organisation Abta said around two million people were still likely go abroad this Easter but many are choosing to head for city breaks outside the eurozone due to the weakness of the pound.
For example, a part-time worker who works two days a week would be entitled to 9.6 paid holidays a year based on the extent of his or her normal working week.
The snow squall that suddenly engulfed the environs of St James Park this week could occur any time from late October to mid March - and the inconvenience suffered by supporters is, if anything, marginally less over the holiday period than in the middle of a normal working week.
A spokesman said clinical nurse specialist hours would be extended from the normal working week until 1am seven days a week at the A&E department at Wexford General Hospital.
Liversedge were forward-thinking and when the controversial matter of broken time payments being made to working class players - Saturday mornings were part of a normal working week in those times, creating difficulties in travelling to away matches - came to a head they were one of the 20 clubs who at the famous meeting at Huddersfield's George Hotel, in August 1895 broke away from the Rugby Union and formed the Northern Rugby Football Union, forerunner of the Rugby League.
"Many hard-working GPs who voluntarily work weekends and bank holidays in addition to their normal working week are understandably annoyed at the political rhetoric on this subject."
Nursing leaders have also revealed that an increasing number of nurses, especially those with young families, are being forced to work up to 70 hours a week - nearly double their normal working week when second jobs are factored in - just to make ends meet.
The project aimed to be as lifelike as possible and followed a normal working week with deadlines.