split shift


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split shift

n.
A working shift divided into two or more periods of time, such as morning and evening, with a break of several hours between them.
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split shift

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a work period divided into two parts that are separated by an interval longer than a normal rest period
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Noun1.split shift - a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between
duty period, work shift, shift - the time period during which you are at work
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-A mother's rotating shift, or a split shift -- say, going to work for a few hours in the morning, and again in the evening -- was associated with greater problems among boys of all ages, and among older girls
The couple said the change in Ramadan timing offers them the huge advantage of being able to spend more time with each other, especially as Hirum has a split shift.
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She explained that plans included a daily split shift pattern for some workers of 7am to 10am, 12 noon to 2pm and 4pm to 10pm.
Then I go home for a rest as it is my turn for a split shift.
without a break or a split shift starting from 7.30 a.m.
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This so-called "tag team" or "split shift" caregiving allows families to forgo out-of-home child care which saves crucial dollars, especially during economic downturns.
But, with head coach Ian McGeechan telling him the race is still wide open, he knows a split shift with Jones may end up being his best bet.
the window, two hours into a split shift, contemplating another cheese
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