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What does AWOP stand for?

AWOP stands for Absent without Permission

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We cannot simply dismiss absenteeism with the catch-phrase "no work, no pay"--the "savings" of not paying someone who is absent without permission are massively outweighed by the costs of their absence including lower productivity, poor customer service, wasted management time, inconvenienced co-workers and lower morale.
The sources said BAS, which handles about 48,000 flights and nine million passengers a year, terminated the contracts after workers were found to be absent without permission and a valid reason.
The union is seeking the reinstatement of two security workers who were dismissed for allegedly being absent without permission and for falsifying records.
In a 23-page investigation of the 204-bed Foothill and 208-bed Sylmar health and rehabilitation centers, the county found patients had gone absent without permission 39 times last year, including two who were identified as having a potential for violence and one who was arrested for battery.
But in their court papers they say they work an average 85 hours and can be sacked without notice for being absent without permission or for closing the pubs during opening hours without a good reason.