time sheet

noun

Definition of time sheet 

1 : a sheet for summarizing hours worked by each worker during a pay period

2 : a sheet for recording the time of arrival and departure of workers and for recording the amount of time spent on each job

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Daniel never kept a time sheet, but he was rewarded by Huguette with checks for as much as $60,000, often several times a year. Meryl Gordon, Town & Country, "The Curious Life and Shocking Death of Huguette Clark," 21 May 2014 Prosecutors said Parkside Construction tracked workers’ hours with face-recognition machines and with manual time sheets. James C. Mckinley Jr., New York Times, "Laborers on a ‘Billionaires’ Row’ Tower Cheated of Wages, D.A. Says," 16 May 2018 Among the information requested in the subpoena are Jordan's time sheets and travel records. Peter Krouse, cleveland.com, "Cuyahoga County Council President Dan Brady says he will seek answers for corruption probe," 16 Feb. 2018 None of the records were available for Sundae Schoon, the Republican director in the office, though Schoon said to her knowledge, the only missing time sheet was for 2016. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Time cards for Porter election officials show long hours leading up to Election Day," 23 Feb. 2018 But in Cook’s case, FOP lawyer Marc Gelman called no witnesses, and in a department where officers have committed serious crimes and gone back to work, Cook was fired for being late and falsifying time sheets — a charge Cook denies. Solomon Jones, Philly.com, "When a cop who speaks up for justice is fired for lateness, how can the rest of us expect fairness? | Solomon Jones," 14 Mar. 2018 Staff also found the shredder on and full of paper, Clay said, with files missing in employee time sheets from 2010, 2011 and 2012. Ryan Martin, Indianapolis Star, "Stephen Clay makes claims of destroyed records, improper raises for Indy council staff," 6 Feb. 2018 Officers have to fill out time sheets by hand in order to get paid. Istra Pacheco, NBC News, "Puerto Rico’s police stage sickout over unpaid overtime," 8 Jan. 2018 No probable cause to investigate those allegations was found, but the Board of Ethics did give Khan the go-ahead to look into the time sheet issue. Hal Dardick, chicagotribune.com, "Brookins to pay $5,000 fine for not keeping employee time sheets, including convicted former chief of staff," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of time sheet

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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time sheet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of time sheet

: a piece of paper that you use to record the hours that you worked each day

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