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WORK

The completed performance required by the contract documents, and includes all necessary labor and materials and equipment incorporated or to be incorporated in such performance.

WORK AUTHORIZATION CHANGE NOTICE

Differs from Change Notice in that it authorizes immediate work required to remain on schedule or to mitigate safety or environmental issues or to comply with a regulatory requirement or to avoid unnecessary expenditures. Also see Change Notice.

WORK CONTINUATION AGREEMENT

This is an agreement between the Building Trades Council and various construction trade unions whereby the unions agree not to strike and picket any of the contractors on the Red Line and Blue Line rail projects. When the work continuation…

WORK DIRECTIVES/TASK ORDERS

Scheduled or un-scheduled orders to perform specific services, or provide goods, etc. over a specific contract period, for filling the MTAs requirements and used where the MTA anticipates recurring requirements but cannot predetermine precise quantities or services to be provided…

WORK GROUP

The group of individuals, department, or unit with whom you work on a regular basis.

WORK PERMIT

A written order issued by Central Control Facility (CCF) or Yard Control authorizing work within specified time and limits.

WORK RUN

The daily assignment of an operator. It may include operation over more than one route or line. Also see Run. (TRB)

WORK SHARING (DIVISION OF WORK, SHARE THE WORK, SPREAD)

An arrangement designed to avoid layoffs, whereby available work during slack periods is spread as evenly or as equitably as possible among the regular employees by reducing each workers daily or weekly hours or by establishing a week-on, week-off work…

WORK TIME

Operator’s time that includes pay items that are subject to overtime provisions.

WORK TRAIN

Non-revenue service train used to assist in on-track maintenance or for other purposes.