stretchout

stretchout

[strech-out]
noun
1.
a deliberate extension of time for meeting a production quota.
2.
a method of labor management by which employees do additional work without a commensurate increase in wages.
Also, stretch-out.


Origin:
1925–30; noun use of verb phrase stretch out

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