time card


Definition of time card

: a card used with a time clock to record an employee's starting and quitting times each day or on each job

Examples of time card in a Sentence

Don't forget to punch your time card on your way out.

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While her daughter was employed from May through August, Lombard directly supervised her, including assigning and evaluating her work, approving her time cards and approving overtime, according to the consent order. Russell Blair, courant.com, "State employee fined for hiring daughter for temporary summer job," 9 Sep. 2019 Huffhines' employees even had time cards and were paid 30 cents per cartridge filled, Beth said. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "Wisconsin man ran a drug ring that filled up to 5,000 bootleg vaping cartridges per day, police say," 12 Sep. 2019 Duffin agreed, keeping the jury from hearing about Bowen’s affair with Hernandez and questions about his time card, among other evidence. Christian Sheckler, ProPublica, "The Questionable Conviction, and Re-Conviction, of Ricky Joyner," 20 July 2019 When these workers checked their time cards, Amazon had counted those six hours in the following week’s pay period — meaning workers would not be paid overtime for those hours. Shirin Ghaffary, Vox, "Amazon warehouse workers in Chicago say the company cheated them of overtime hours," 26 July 2019 These are young professionals — artists, web developers, accountants — who want the freedom to explore without the pressure of punching time cards and keeping busy social schedules. Calmatters, The Mercury News, "Dream big, live small: Why The Van Life is taking hold in California," 15 July 2019 The organization offers coaching for managers and senior leadership, flexible work schedules, no time cards and offers internal and international training through the parent company and local connections. Leigh Farr, azcentral, "Small Company Rankings," 13 June 2019 The time cards, filled out throughout the year and turned into the auditor's office early the following year, are public record, minus an employee's address and Social Security number. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Time cards for Porter election officials show long hours leading up to Election Day," 23 Feb. 2018 Some commuters say the new, $700 million rail line is their way out of a congested car culture that weighs heavily on their wallets, time cards and nerves. Rebecca Lurye, courant.com, "Supporters Hope Hartford Line Will Help Upend Connecticut's Car Culture," 10 June 2018

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First Known Use of time card

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of time card

: a piece of paper or cardboard that is put into a special clock in order to record the times when an employee starts and stops working

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