Hours at work (Productivity and Costs)

What is Hours at work (Productivity and Costs)?

Hours at work (Productivity and Costs) meaning in Labor terms is For productivity measurement, the proper measure of hours is “hours at work,” which include paid time working, traveling between job sites, coffee breaks, and machine downtime. Hours at work, however, exclude hours for which employees are paid but not at work (examples: vacation time, holidays, and paid sick leave).


reference: Glossary: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – United States Department of Labor