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Portal-to-portal pay

[pawr-tl-tuh-pawr-tl, pohr-tl-tuh-pohr-tl] /ˈpɔr tl təˈpɔr tl, ˈpoʊr tl təˈpoʊr tl/

payment, as to a miner or factory worker, that includes compensation for time spent on the employer’s premises in preparation for a work shift, in travel from the entrance to the assigned work area and back, etc.:
Because workers must change their clothes and pick up tools prior to the work shift, they are demanding portal-to-portal pay.


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