Tardiness


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Tardiness

Dagwood
comic strip character; chronically late at the office. [Comics: “Blondie” in Horn, 118]
ten o’clock scholar
schoolboy who habitually arrives late. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 378]
White Rabbit
pocket watch-carrying rabbit. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
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One student couldn't believe I was holding him accountable for his tardiness. He thought high school should be like college: You go to class only if you want to.
'As punctuality is a virtue, absenteeism and tardiness are impermissible.
"That's going to be a question you got to ask coach about but as it relates to the game, I was available so that's a plus," Gordon told reporters after the game when asked about his tardiness. "...I got to check on everything, you know.
How many times have we rushed to make it on time for appointments, meetings, or official functions only to be made to wait for minutes, if not hours, owing to the tardiness of some, if not most, of the participants?
Such chronic tardiness is a key indicator--there will be other bad habits from that employee that can spread to others in the office.
Sotto, Pimentel and Lacson achieved clean attendance records, with no official mission and incident sickness, tardiness and official missions throughout the second regular session.
So important is this that 42 percent of employers said they've fired an employee because of tardiness. This is not a minor problem in the American workplace.
Why should citizens be penalised for the tardiness of excise officials?
(1) This study takes account of some realistic factors such as the resource available time for use, nonlinear supply resource, nonrenewable resource, and tardiness minimization.
The NFF clearly gave the nation a bad name and it is important that whoever was behind the slip is made to account for it heavily, even if the avoidable tardiness did not affect the country's participation in the World Cup.
Ongoing case examples highlight using the approach at each step for problems of tardiness at a middle school and low reading scores at a primary school.
The committee said failure to collect debts, and some beneficiaries' tardiness in paying their loans, are among the biggest issues facing the Fund.