presenteeism

presenteeism

[prez-uhn-tee-iz-uhm]
noun
1.
the practice of coming to work despite illness, injury, anxiety, etc., often resulting in reduced productivity.
2.
the practice of working long hours at a job without the real need to do so.
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presenteeism (ˌprɛzənˈtiːɪzəm)
 
n
the practice of persistently working longer hours and taking fewer holidays than the terms of one's employment demand, esp as a result of fear of losing one's job
 
[C20: a play on absenteeism]

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Main Entry:  presenteeism
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the practice of always being present at the workplace, often working longer hours even when there is nothing to do; cf. absenteeism
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