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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 bottom line is, if listeners are on the graveyard shift, we also know how it is to try and sleep in the morning with the lawn mowers and leaf blowers going.
Glendale jailer Angelina Shoemake testified that between 1994 and 1999 she had often witnessed video pornography being viewed in the watch sergeant's office while she worked the graveyard shift.
Workers taken off the graveyard shift will be moved to other jobs inside the supermarkets.
I give the kids a lot of credit - they work, sometimes on the graveyard shift, they have to drive 1 1/2 hours, but they want to learn and they want to win.
The spoof documentary details the hapless DJ's struggle to get back on the box having been banished to the graveyard shift on Radio Norwich.
Anderson, who worked the graveyard shift alongside Saldivar and had a relationship with him, knew Saldivar was killing patients and even provided him with drugs, according to the petition filed by the Respiratory Care Board.
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The graveyard shift is Fife Council's bid to combat increasing vandalism in its cemeteries.
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Cart racing was pretty fun when we used to work the graveyard shift down at the local supermarket.
The Clippers (10-27), who worked the graveyard shift in this season's only Lakers-Clips doubleheader, cut a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to three (96-93) with 35 seconds to play, but Maurice Taylor was busted for an offensive foul and Spurs point guard Avery Johnson followed with a dagger from point-blank range.
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