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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The graveyard shift additional pay shall be applied in the entire BPO industry, including those that are located in Information Technology Centers or accredited by PEZA.
However, Newell was eventually moved off the graveyard shift, the girl left, and sleep slowly started to make his acquaintance again.
The study reported "clear evidence of a trend of increasing [cancer] risk with increasing years of graveyard shift work.
As week eight begins for our beloved "Surreal Life" cast, they are awakened by a new edition of "The Surreal Times," baring the news that they'll be working the graveyard shift at a hospital.
In Series One, he lost his TV series for the BBC, his wife had left him and he was working as a DJ, doing the graveyard shift for Radio Norwich and living at the Linton Travel Tavern.
No-one has a bad word to say about the Heaton cabbie who has worked long and hard on the graveyard shift at Byker and Waterline Taxis.
It meant living in a caravan and working the graveyard shift on Radio Norwich but there was always a sense that Partridge's phoenix-like resurrection was only a matter of time.
Investigators believe Church-Fletchall fell asleep at the wheel after working a graveyard shift in Florence.
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This is a Partridge more akin to the TV presenter sacked after a guest was shot live on air, than the tortured soul relegated to the graveyard shift on Radio Norwich.
She started out singing cabaret in Paris, then came back to London as a booker for the Models One agency, before getting her first break with a job on the graveyard shift at MTV.
He works a graveyard shift and sleeps during the day, he said.