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1(school/office/project) con personal insuficiente(school/office/project) con una dotación insuficiente de empleados(school) con una dotación insuficiente de maestroswe're very understaffed — estamos muy escasos / faltos de personal
- Newly emerging agreements seeking to correct work-life imbalance for teachers, including a reduction in bureaucracy, will partially address understaffing in our schools.
- We're a small company, and therefore understaffed.
- The truth is that the centre was understaffed to deal with the level of demand that has arisen, and staff are being recruited and trained to resolve the problems.
- Also, work is causing him problems; he's massively understaffed.
- Severe cuts have meant fewer student nurses are taken on, the hospital acquires a reputation for being understaffed - and recruitment takes a dive downwards.
- Their plans will leave stations severely understaffed or not staffed at all for long periods.
- The number of beds available has gone down over the years and the number of staff available has not kept pace, particularly in A&E which is chronically understaffed.
- Historically, the health service was understaffed and promotion was mainly from within, but now there are lots of trust and board positions that need filling.
- Certain departments are understaffed so we keep trying to borrow a bit on that budget to hike another up, instead of just being able to do it in a proper normal way.
- There's always an excuse - undermanned, understaffed, underpaid - you name it, they haven't got it.
- With our schools being chronically understaffed, anything we can do to keep teachers healthy and at work is obviously the highest priority.
- He is clearly stung by claims that his prison is understaffed.
- The survey concluded that midwives, who are understaffed and who work under considerable pressure, cannot tackle the problem alone.
- The leaked hospital memo included concerns about understaffing, a lack of continuity of care for patients and a lack of communication between staff and managers.
- But then I remembered that they'd only brought me in because they were over worked and understaffed.
- We are working desperately understaffed; staff are in tears they are so exhausted.
- This company had a very competent IT team, but they were understaffed and overworked.
- They talk about being cost effective but we are already understaffed as it is.
- Whilst retail is generally understaffed one cannot staff to unprofitable levels and we can only stretch ourselves so far.
- But hey, I guess they need to justify their existence somehow - how else can they say they are overworked, understaffed and in need of a budget increase?
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