Definition of flextime
: a system that allows employees to choose their own times for starting and finishing work within a broad range of available hours
Recent Examples of flextime from the Web
A quote from Nelson Mandela introduces the section that encourages women to ask for flextime: ‘
Though Copenhagen’s all-in commitment to flextime is unusual, arrangements such as telecommuting and flexible working hours have been around for a while, with nearly a quarter of the U.S. workforce doing some work from home.
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First Known Use of flextime
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Definition of flextime for English Language Learners
: a system in which employees are required to work a certain number of hours but are allowed to choose their own times for starting and finishing work
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