on the clock

 Working.
 ► Customer: “He’s on the clock. He can’t sit down.” Manager: “Yes I can, I’m SCHMOOZING with customers!” (A conversation overhead by the author while working on this book, June 6, 1996)

American business jargon. 2014.

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