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    #1

    work fixed time?

    I know work flextime or work overtime is correct?
    Can we say work fixed time or work in a fixed schedule?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: work fixed time?

    Not a teacher.

    Worked "straight time" is the way to refer to getting paid a regular wage (as opposed to overtime wages).

    "Working regular hours" or "regular schedule" would be the way to refer to doing the normal (8 hours/day, 5 days/week in the US) schedule.

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    #3

    Re: work fixed time?

    I have a slightly different thought on this.

    If you work a regular schedule, it may imply that you work regular "office hours." More or less, 8 in the morning to 5 in the evening.

    On the other hand, you could, work the night shift, for example, from 3 pm to 3 am, four days a week one week and three the next. That would be a fixed schedule -- it doesn't change from that two-week cycle, but I wouldn't call them "regular hours."

    Even so, you could still say "Well, my regular hours are 3 pm to 3 am, but I can change my shift that week if you need me to."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: work fixed time?

    We also say work fixed hours, in BrE at least.

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