on company time


: the time during which a company is paying a worker
Please do not make personal calls (when you are) on company time.

Examples of on company time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some people become unmotivated to finish their work, start job hunting on company time or even do something malicious, such as copying files or deleting code. Erin Imhof, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 One way companies can support team wellness is to give them the time to learn about general business, together, on company time. Amy Osmond Cook, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 Department stores also refused to give the union organizers their legal right to address employees on company time. Michael Lisicky, Forbes, 11 Apr. 2021 On Friday, Lions wide receivers Jameson Williams and Stanley Berryhill were suspended six games for placing bets on sporting events (but not football) while on company time. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 21 Apr. 2023 Last year, in Georgia, DeKalb County’s sanitation department offered employees without high school diplomas an opportunity to take virtual classes on company time. Annie Waldman, ProPublica, 23 Dec. 2022 Five years later, Smith & Wesson struck a deal for a patent with Rollin White, a former Colt employee who had secretly developed his own revolving cylinder on company time. Mark Yost, WSJ, 18 May 2022 Finances can be complicated for employees, so there must be open communication with a combination of one-on-one assistance on company time. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 The company allows some charity work on company time. Alexander Coolidge, The Enquirer, 11 June 2021

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“On company time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20company%20time. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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