The phrase "On Bench/ On the Bench" indicates an employment status wherein you haven't been allotted any project in your company. The term is quite used in the IT industry and several people dread getting into the 'on bench' mode.
I was curious to know if there are any single-word alternatives for the phrase "on bench". Synonymous idioms/ phrases to "on bench" are also welcome.
An example sentence where this word could fit in is the following -
Yes, I am employed, but I'm currently ... (on bench)