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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I was an inspector and my routine was early shift, back shift.
40 (280m): Lizzie Mac (1), Corleona (1), Skinner (1), Geordie Lady (Scr), Shankhill (Scr), Back Shift (Scr).
The upgrade solution took on board the fact that the plant could run a back shift with reduced staff which would use just one of three machines; the two others would be allocated for day shift operation with the third compressor then made available for service and continuity duties.
The back shift and night shift are being sent home and the rumours are it's not going to be fixed until next week.
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.
As the operator uses the machine, it will automatically back shift the pump if it senses engine horsepower loss.
A career which began down the pits of Polmaise 3 and 4 in the tiny Stirlingshire mining village of Fallin, a kid who ran three miles to Stirling and back before a back shift underground because he couldn't afford the bus fare, just so he could train with Eric Caldow.
Tenders are invited for Rectification Of Back Shift Breakdown Of Overhead Line In Mine At Socp (For 730 Days), Ib Valley Area.
40 (280m): Magic Hanna (2), Pip (2), Flaming Bird (1), Overtown (1), Back Shift (Scr), Skinner (Scr).