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There is no doubt that shift workers prefer 12-hour shifts over 8-hour shifts. It’s not that they like being at work for an extra four hours. They like the additional 91 days off a year.
Therein lies the problem.
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One of the most common and misunderstood issues surrounding schedules is the relationship between staffing, overtime and the schedule itself.
The reality is that a schedule has no impact on the quantity of overtime your site is experiencing.
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Measure twice, cut once.
This adage is as applicable to a schedule change as it is for those in the carpentry trade.
Make one mistake and either be prepared to live with it or face the uphill battle of yet … Read the rest
The problem with all night shifts, regardless of shift length, is that they don’t match up with the lifestyles of the rest of the world. On nights, you are expected to be awake when everyone else is asleep and then … Read the rest