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English definition of “reporting pay”

reporting pay

noun [U]
(also show-up pay) US HR
pay that a worker receives when they arrive as arranged to do work, but there is little or no work to do → Compare callback pay
(Definition of reporting pay from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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