Job Sharing

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Job Sharing Definiton

Term Definition
A type of flexible work arrangement in which two or more employees share the tasks usually assigned to one person. This may be done voluntarily or the tasks may be assigned as needed.

Extended Definition
This form of alternative work schedule allows two or more individuals to share in the same position and same workload. While a standard workload is usually assigned to one person who works full time; with job sharing, two people share these tasks. They also often split the hours required for the completion of tasks, while salary and benefits are paid on a pro-rata basis.

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