back shift


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back shift

n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a group of workers who work a shift from late afternoon to midnight in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a night shift is also worked
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the period worked
US and Canadian name: swing shift
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Tenders are invited for Rectification of back shift breakdown of overhead line in mine at socp.
40 (280m): Lizzie Mac (1), Corleona (1), Skinner (1), Geordie Lady (Scr), Shankhill (Scr), Back Shift (Scr).
The back shift and night shift are being sent home and the rumours are it's not going to be fixed until next week.
Sarah Cross back shift dress, PS45, gladiator cuff, PS9.
But it added: In order to meet customer requirements and protect the site''s long term future, the company have decided to introduce a permanent back shift to run in conjunction with the current shift patterns.
New Look's limited blossom cape back shift dress has it all, and is just pounds 34.
In many cases in order to make ID, Farsi speakers change the pronouns to third person, and back shift the tenses (see also Mahootian and Gebhardt).
Glyn Maude, Distribution, General Manager, Jo Payne, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and Tony King, Team Leader and back shift charity champion.
1 per cent of sulphur in fuel used in SECAs from 2015 may 'at first glance' seem to be right for the environment, but it is evident that because of this there will be a modal back shift of significant proportions from sea to land in the cargo flow within Northern Europe and thus a significant increase to the load factor on the already strained network of land transportation routes and a consequential adverse environmental impact.
40 (280m): Magic Hanna (2), Pip (2), Flaming Bird (1), Overtown (1), Back Shift (Scr), Skinner (Scr).