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The amount of work to be done by someone or something:‘he had been given three deputies to ease his workload’
- ‘The obvious antidote is not taking on such punishing workloads.’
- ‘Youngsters in Swindon could finish early on Fridays, if plans to tackle teachers' heavy workloads get the go-ahead.’
- ‘Stress levels among York teachers have prompted education chiefs to alert the Government to the pressures caused by heavy workloads.’
- ‘They also have tremendous workloads, and often work much longer hours than is needed to ensure the success of their students.’
- ‘Men increasingly justify their existence in terms of their workloads.’
- ‘We have also employed new staff to help with the 24 tasks earmarked by the government to help lighten teachers' workloads.’
- ‘Unions broadly welcome the scheme, while stressing that the implications for teacher workloads need to be thought through.’
- ‘They claim heavy workloads and poor resources are hampering their ability to tackle major health issues such childhood obesity.’
- ‘The number of manufacturing jobs saw a slight increase as businesses took on more staff to meet increasing workloads.’
- ‘Some cities also complained of excessive workloads for personnel as well as weak management and leadership.’
- ‘Details of our judges' individual sentencing records and workloads remain tucked away in official files away from prying eyes.’
- ‘Guide employees on prioritising workloads and give them a framework to delegate tasks when appropriate’
- ‘Tasks were reallocated, workloads adjusted and we got everything done once again.’
- ‘In September, the union asked management to take steps to safeguard staff by monitoring workloads and setting aside tasks in busy periods.’
- ‘Colonel Bradley said it takes constant fine-tuning of processes to ease workloads.’
- ‘Modern student workloads are heavier, and more job-focused than before.’
- ‘Child-protection staff are expected to respond to unmanageable workloads.’
- ‘Heavy workloads, pressure to meet targets and management style are said to be the main reasons for stress-related illnesses.’
- ‘New legislation means vastly increased workloads in administration, much duplication of work and huge amounts of statistics.’
- ‘The problems were likely to be exacerbated in years to come as more and more demands were put on doctors to meet ever-growing workloads.’
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