Graveyard Shift


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Graveyard Shift

The overnight shift at a 24-hour establishment. The graveyard shift may last from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., or a similar period of time. Because of the inconvenience (and occasionally danger) of working the graveyard shift, these employees are occasionally paid slightly more. Other companies rotate their employees in and out of the graveyard shift.
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Remember that graveyard shift can be as difficult, if not more, for your spouse and children to deal with as it is for you.
Just as it provided food for the swing shift, the museum ordered pizza and sodas for the graveyard shift.
His bill, however, proposes that all BPO employees shall be paid an additional pay amounting to 25 percent of their basic salary for work undertaken during the graveyard shift.
The graveyard shift was smooth, it was not that rushed.
A graduate of Norfolk State University, Hodge had put himself through school working the graveyard shift at a local Christmas tree manufacturing plant.
There were three other young men on the graveyard shift, and when the boss arrived he immediately fired one of them for laziness and missed shifts.
He never gave up on his college education, despite his many responsibilities working a graveyard shift and going to school during the day.
patrols in the wee hours of the morning or the graveyard shift.
4414, which seeks to increase the graveyard shift pay, also known as the night shift differential, of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) employees from 10 percent to 25 percent of their basic salary.
Shame on the BBC for shunting this picture to the graveyard shift.
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