hours of service


hours of service
See day's work; hours of labor; Hours of Service Act.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Hours of Service Act — A federal statute intended to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroad by regulating and limiting the hours of labor of railroad employees who are engaged in or connected with the movement of train in interstate or foreign… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • during the hours of service — Within workers compensation law, means working hours plus reasonable periods for ingress and egress. See also course of employment …   Black's law dictionary

  • during the hours of service — Within workers compensation law, means working hours plus reasonable periods for ingress and egress. See also course of employment …   Black's law dictionary

  • during the hours of service — A period which includes the hours of active labor on the premises of the employer and the time necessary for going to and from the place of employment where the latter is expressly or impliedly included in the terms of the employment. Any period… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hours of labor — The time in hours per day or per week spent by an employee in the service of his employer. Statutes enacted under the police power, in consideration of the health of laborers and the safety of the public, applicable in certain occupations which… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • hours worked — See day s work; hours of labor; Hours of Service Act …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hours — (in the Western (Latin) Church) a short service of psalms and prayers to be said at a particular time of day. → hour hours [with preceding numeral] a time so specified on the 24 hour clock. → hour …   English new terms dictionary

  • Service life — A product s service life is its expected lifetime, or the acceptable period of use in service. It is the time that any manufactured item can be expected to be serviceable or supported by its manufacturer. Expected service life consists of… …   Wikipedia


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