I'm trying to find a word to describe
an individual whom is paid while the business they work in is temporarily closed. Example:
While a library is renovated, the staff are paid for the hours they would have worked.
I've thought about "paid leave" and "paid time off" but it doesn't seem correct as leave would suggest the workers voluntarily took the time off, and the latter would suggest a vacation.
The closest I've come to would be a "paid furlough". Any ideas?