Flextime

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Flextime (also spelled flexitime [British English], flex-time) is a flexible hours schedule that allows workers to alter workday start and finish times.wikipedia
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Business day

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In contrast to traditional work arrangements that require employees to work a standard 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. day, flextime typically involves a "core" period of the day during which employees are required to be at work (e.g., between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.), and a "bandwidth" period within which all required hours must be worked (e.g., between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.).
The introduction of flex time introduces the internet as a more easily globalized and offshored workforce.

Flexplace

A flextime policy allows staff to determine when they will work, while a flexplace policy allows staff to determine where they will work.
It is the workplace equivalent of the workforce policy of flextime and flexbenefits.

Labour market flexibility

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In 2003, the UK Government introduced legislation that gave parents of children under 6, or the parents of disabled children under 18, the right in law to request a flexible working arrangement from their employer.
This includes part-time, flexi time or flexible working hours or shifts (including night shifts and weekend shifts), working time accounts, leaves such as parental leave, and overtime.

Christel Kammerer

The idea of flextime was invented by Christel Kammerer.
Christel Kammerer invented the idea of Flextime, allowing workers to alter their respective start and finish times at work as long as they completed the required amount of daily/weekly required total hours.

Overtime

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The benefits for the company include; better motivated workers, more efficient and effective operation, less fatigued workers, so fewer errors; they get people working overtime hours without paying overtime rates, fewer facilities required, and lower sickness rates.
In particular, the new rules would have allowed more companies to offer flextime to their workers in lieu of overtime.

Comparison of time-tracking software

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There are many different methods used for recording working time ranging from sophisticated software (computer programs) to handwritten time sheets.
Flextime plan

Schedule (workplace)

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Flextime (also spelled flexitime [British English], flex-time) is a flexible hours schedule that allows workers to alter workday start and finish times.

Wage labour

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In contrast to traditional work arrangements that require employees to work a standard 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. day, flextime typically involves a "core" period of the day during which employees are required to be at work (e.g., between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.), and a "bandwidth" period within which all required hours must be worked (e.g., between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.).

Employment

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In contrast to traditional work arrangements that require employees to work a standard 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. day, flextime typically involves a "core" period of the day during which employees are required to be at work (e.g., between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.), and a "bandwidth" period within which all required hours must be worked (e.g., between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.).

Rush hour

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Advantages include allowing employees to coordinate their work hours with public transport schedules, with the schedules of their children, and with daily traffic patterns to avoid high congestion times such as rush hour.

European Commission

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In 2017, the European Commission proposed the Directive on Work-Life Balance which includes the extension of the right to request flexible working arrangements (reduced working hours, flexible working hours and flexibility in place of work) to all working parents of children up to 12 and carers with dependent relatives.

United Kingdom

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Haller founded a company in the UK in 1971 and registered the trademark "Flextime", the mark remains the property of that company's successor hfx Ltd.In spring 2003, 17.7% of men and 26.7% of women were employed with flexitime arrangements in the United Kingdom, (Office for National Statistics 2003).

Office for National Statistics

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Haller founded a company in the UK in 1971 and registered the trademark "Flextime", the mark remains the property of that company's successor hfx Ltd.In spring 2003, 17.7% of men and 26.7% of women were employed with flexitime arrangements in the United Kingdom, (Office for National Statistics 2003).

Private sector

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In the United Kingdom, flexitime working is commonplace in both the private and public sectors.

Public sector

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In the United Kingdom, flexitime working is commonplace in both the private and public sectors.

Business administration

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The practice is often found in administrative and back office functions of commercial organisations and local councils.

Local government in the United Kingdom

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The practice is often found in administrative and back office functions of commercial organisations and local councils.

Equal opportunity

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Additionally flextime can also improve the provision of equal opportunities to staff unable to work standard hours.

Florida

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In Florida, flextime workers, like salaried workers, are exempted from insurance regulations, and are given broad leeway in setting their own work schedule.

Wage

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In Florida, flextime workers, like salaried workers, are exempted from insurance regulations, and are given broad leeway in setting their own work schedule.

Insurance

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In Florida, flextime workers, like salaried workers, are exempted from insurance regulations, and are given broad leeway in setting their own work schedule.

George W. Bush

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Under one such proposal by the Bush administration made public on August 5, 2004, employers would not be required to pay non-exempt employees overtime for working more than 40 hours in a week so long as the employee works no more than 80 hours over a two-week period.

Trade union

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Such arrangements are opposed by trade unions such as the AFL-CIO.

AFL–CIO

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Such arrangements are opposed by trade unions such as the AFL-CIO.

Information technology

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In certain industries and disciplines, such as information technology, flextime permits workers to vary their schedule.