shift system

shift system

a method of organizing work that enables a production unit (a plant) to be run on a more intensive basis. For many plants the ‘standard’ working day of the labour force is eight hours, but by using a double- or three-shift system the plant can be worked for up to 24 hours. This enables a firm to make maximum use of its FIXED FACTOR INPUT and lower its unit costs of production accordingly See RETURNS TO THE VARIABLE-FACTOR INPUT.
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According to reports, there is no shift system in the squad and traffic wardens worked from 8 am to 11 pm daily without a break.
They will be taken on board as firefighters and will work as per the shift system, and on the MoI pay scale, the ministry said in a post on social media.
The model's power delivery is controlled by Chevrolet's first Electronic Precision Shift system.
Barbour staff are in their second week of walk-outs over contractual changes requiring employees to work more anti-social hours as part of a new two shift system.
Staff at Barbour are in the second week of industrial action in a dispute over contractual changes which would require employees to work more late nights and early mornings as part of a new two shift system.
Health care workers in the split shift system stand to benefit the most from the decision.
If the home was filled to capacity it would employ up to eight staff but this would be on a shift system where there was 24 hour care for the children.
POLICE officers are unhappy about a chaotic shift system they say has been put in place to provide security at the Commonwealth Games.
PUBLIC sector workers who are employed on a shift system protested against wage cuts outside parliament on Thursday, warning that if the plenum approved the cuts they would go on strike.
Works Ministry road planning and designing director Kadhim Abdullatif said the new truck stop in Jasra was almost ready, while the private sector has been told a new shift system at the causeway that would help speed up the crossing was in the process of being introduced.
Tetley's are Britains No 1 brand, having the biggest factory in the world, employing 470 workers at Eaglescliffe, working a rotating 24-hour five days per week shift system, with weekends reserved for routine maintenance.