time off in lieu

time off in lieu UK US noun [U] UK (US compensatory time) HR
time that an employee who has worked extra hours may take off from work: »

Our workers take time off in lieu rather than accumulate high earnings on overtime.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • time off in lieu — (TOIL) Paid leave granted to an employee who has worked in excess of their contractual hours or over a public holiday which would otherwise have been treated as annual leave. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal… …   Law dictionary

  • time off in lieu — HR leave given to compensate an employee for additional hours worked. Time off in lieu is often given instead of a payment for overtime. Abbr. TOIL …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • time in lieu — UK US noun [U] UK HR ► TIME OFF IN LIEU(Cf. ↑time off in lieu) …   Financial and business terms

  • lieu — UK US /luː/ noun ● in lieu (of sth) Cf. in lieu of sth → See also TIME OFF IN LIEU(Cf. ↑time off in lieu) …   Financial and business terms

  • lieu — [lju:, lu: US lu:] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin locus; LOCUS] in lieu (of sth) formal instead of ▪ extra time off in lieu of payment …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • time — n. unlimited duration entire period of existence 1) time flies; passes 2) in time (we exist in time and space) unlimited future period 3) time will tell (time will tell if we are right) 4) in time (in time everything will be forgotten) moment… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lieu — [[t]lju͟ː, AM lu͟ː[/t]] 1) PHR PREP If you do, get, or give one thing in lieu of another, you do, get, or give it instead of the other thing, because the two things are considered to have the same value or importance. [FORMAL] He left what little …   English dictionary

  • lieu — noun in lieu (of) instead of: extra time off in lieu of payment …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Time attack — A time attack is another term for time trial. The term is commonly used in Japan for individual time trial events for motor vehicles that involves a vehicle running around the circuit in lieu of a qualifying lap and the term is widely adopted… …   Wikipedia

  • compensatory time — UK noun [U] (also compensatory time off, also comp time, UK also time off in lieu) ► HR, WORKPLACE time that an employee who has worked extra hours may take off from work: »Compensatory time off may be approved instead of overtime pay …   Financial and business terms


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