Definition of shift work in English:

shift work

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[mass noun]
  • Work comprising recurring periods in which different groups of workers do the same jobs in relay.
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    • He says any worker doing shift work, or working long hours, needed time to adapt before retiring.
    • Later, at the end of a two-hour emergency meeting, the post workers voted to begin shift work in Belfast tomorrow when deliveries are expected to resume.
    • If he works a six-day week including shift work and overtime, this brings his total salary up to £20,000.

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