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Full-time workers accrue 13 sick leave days per year with no limit on carrying unused leave year to year.
FEDERAL WORKERS COULD GET MORE PAID LEAVE IF COVID-19 PREVENTS THEM FROM WORKINGERIC YODERFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In some contracts, unused sick days were instead awarded as paid time off.
HOW WE FOUND PRICEY PROVISIONS IN NEW JERSEY POLICE CONTRACTSBY AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICA, AND ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
So in 2014, at age 48, Caruso retired with a payout of $342,000, which included his unused sick and vacation time and a three-month “terminal leave” payment to mark the end of his career.
HOW THE POLICE BANK MILLIONS THROUGH THEIR UNION CONTRACTSBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESS, AND AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Katrina Lipinsky told the Philadelphia Inquirer and WHYY that she wasn’t asked for her medical credentials before she began administering vaccine doses, and that plenty of unused doses were left over after seniors were turned away on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA LET ‘COLLEGE KIDS’ DISTRIBUTE VACCINES. THE RESULT WAS A ‘DISASTER,’ VOLUNTEERS SAY.ANTONIA NOORI FARZANJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The situation deepened anxiety among providers and state officials about requesting doses that might ultimately go unused, potentially endangering their future supplies.
‘PIXIE DUST’: WHY SOME VACCINE SITS ON SHELVES WHILE SHORTAGES INTENSIFY NATIONWIDEISAAC STANLEY-BECKER, LENA H. SUNJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By actively recruiting people from all phase 1 categories, there could be a lesser chance of unused vaccines.
TO GET VACCINES TO MORE PEOPLE, THE PRIORITY SYSTEM NEEDS TO LOOSEN UPKAT ESCHNERJANUARY 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
How many doses, exactly, have been wasted in those states is unknown because neither state is tracking unused or wasted vaccines.
HOW MANY VACCINE SHOTS GO TO WASTE? SEVERAL STATES AREN’T COUNTING.BY RYAN GABRIELSON, CAROLINE CHEN AND MOLLIE SIMONJANUARY 21, 2021PROPUBLICA
Cash-Wa still did not screen employees for health, managers did not enforce social distancing, and the two bottles of hand sanitizer remained unused in the break room.
THE CHALLENGES POSED BY COVID-19 PUSHED MANY WORKERS TO STRIKE. WILL THE LABOR MOVEMENT SEE SUSTAINED INTEREST?ABIGAIL ABRAMSJANUARY 17, 2021TIME
There, they accused the companies of wasting billions of dollars, littering city streets with clumps of unused two-wheelers, and failing to return their money.
CHINA’S CONSUMERS ARE TURNING AGAINST THE HOMEGROWN BIG TECH GIANTS THEY ONCE REVEREDGRADY MCGREGORJANUARY 16, 2021FORTUNE
Distribution challenges have received most of the attention, as unused doses stack up.
COMPANIES SCRAMBLE TO EXPAND CORONAVIRUS VACCINE SUPPLYCAROLYN Y. JOHNSONJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO UNUSED

  • at leisure
  • available
  • clear
  • empty
  • extra
  • idle
  • loose
  • not tied down
  • spare
  • unemployed
  • unengaged
  • unhampered
  • unimpeded
  • uninhabited
  • unobstructed
  • unused
  • vacant
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