Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An arrangement by which employees may set their own work schedules, especially their starting and finishing hours. Also called flexitime.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of flexitime.

Etymologies

flex(ible) time.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • With any kind of flextime it's important to assess your company's economic situation before requesting the scheduling change.

    Don't Let Flextime Get You Laid Off

  • Lots of companies list "flextime" among their perks, what would it look like if they all added "absolute freedom"?

    Polly LaBarre: Freedom=Success (And Not the Other Way Around)

  • But research has shown that employees in their 20s and 30s care far more about such issues than their parents did, and options such as flextime help to retain high performers.

    2006 December 29 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • Among other findings: -- More than one-third, or 37 percent, of employers allowed all or most workers to have "flextime" by periodically changing start and quitting times.

    10News.com - Local News

  • "flextime" by periodically changing start and quitting times.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Only then should the employee consider asking for flextime.

    What To Reveal During Your Job Search

  • Those realities make a mockery of our claim to value families, and they are the reason that paid sick days, paid family and medical leave, flextime and other work/family measures have overwhelming public support.

    Debra L. Ness: Success is Inevitable

  • That's because measures like paid sick days, paid family and medical leave, flextime and others are not risky, not untested, not damaging to businesses, and not harmful to our economy.

    Debra L. Ness: Success is Inevitable

  • They sit in organized offices with fun tidbits of useless meaning, work flextime four day work weeks, have no clue as to what is happening and generally speaking are always saying "inform me"

    NASA Watch Turns 13 - NASA Watch

  • I will never forget the coldness in which it was executed — we worked flextime, but we were told on Friday to report to work on Monday all at the same time “because the security system was being changed.”

    » Saying Goodbye Strocel.com

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