duty period

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Noun1.duty period - the time period during which you are at work
hours - a period of time assigned for work; "they work long hours"
workday, working day - the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage; "they work an 8-hour day"
go, spell, tour, turn - a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
trick - a period of work or duty
watch - a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
day shift - the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
evening shift, swing shift - the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)
graveyard shift, night shift - the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
split shift - a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between
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Each shift known as a 'duty period' is made up of a 12 hour day shift and a 12 hour sleeping in period at night, running from 8am-8am the following day.
Yet, the coalition forces were mostly less keen an fighting and more intent on spending out duty period in the country's relatively peaceful north and west.
(15) In Quebec, resident duty hours had been reduced to a 16-hour maximum in-house call in July 2012 due to a 2011 arbitration ruling stating that a 24-hour duty period is a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.
As a three-day assignment, flight attendants are given just 28 hours between the completion of the scheduled duty period for the first flight and the commencement of the subsequent duty period for the return flight, including the time needed to go through immigration procedures,travel to the hotel, take a bath, and perform pre-flight duties, the protesters said.
Results: The finger dexterity was significantly decreased at the end of the 24 h duty period as compared to the baseline.
Under the new rules, cabin crew break times have been halved to 20 minutes during an 11 hour 59 minute duty period.
These 140 work charged employee had prayed the labor court through their counsel that they were working in WASA for more than 3 years but they were not being regularized while as per law work charged employees are required to be regularized after completion of more than 90 days duty period.
They also urged Health Ministry Hospital Affairs assistant under-secretary Dr Waleed Al Manea to visit the facilities to see conditions for himself, saying that two to five doctors were forced to share a single room over a duty period of more than 30 hours.
In order to define a "home base," the EU refers back to Regulation 3922/91: "The location [...] from where the crew normally starts and ends a duty period or a series of duty periods, and where, under normal conditions, the operator is not responsible for the accommodation of the crew member concerned".
British lawmakers, in a report published earlier this month, expressed concern that the new European rules set the limit for the flight duty period at night too high.
It was noticed that 54 per cent of NSI occurred in second 1/3rd of the duty period, while 25 per cent occurred in the first 1/3rd and 21 per cent in the third 1/3rd of duty period.