portal-to-portal
adjective Date: 1943 of or relating to the time spent by a worker in traveling between the entrance to an employer's property and the worker's actual job site (as in a mine) <
portal-to-portal pay
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  • portal-to-portal — por·tal to por·tal (pôrʹtl tə pôrʹtl, pōrʹtl tə pōrʹtl) adj. Of or based on the time a worker spends on the employer s property, calculated from the moment of arrival to that of departure: portal to portal pay. * * * …   Universalium

  • portal-to-portal pay — ☆ portal to portal pay [pôrt′ l tə pôrt′ l ] n. wages for workers based on the total time spent from the moment of entering the mine, factory, etc. until the moment of leaving it …   English World dictionary

  • portal-to-portal pay — /pawr tl teuh pawr tl, pohr tl teuh pohr tl/ payment, as to a miner or factory worker, that includes compensation for time spent on the employer s premises in preparation for a work shift, in travel from the entrance to the assigned work area and …   Universalium

  • portal-to-portal pay — por′tal to por′tal pay′ n. payment, as to a miner or factory worker, that includes compensation for time spent on the employer s premises in preparation for work, in travel from the entrance to the assigned work area and back, etc • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • Portal-to-Portal Act — Federal statute regulating pay for non productive time required of employee to reach place of employment and to return in some instances …   Black's law dictionary

  • Portal-to-Portal Pay Act — A federal statute covering the matter of compensation of an employee for time spent on the employer s premises in reaching the place where his services are to be rendered in preparing to start actual work, and other nonproductive activities. 31… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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