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Managing shift-working arrangements: the 2009 IRS survey

Author: Janet Egan

Shift working covers a plethora of working arrangements and our research illustrates that, despite the difficult economic background prevailing over the past year, this type of working remains a central part of the employment landscape.

Key points

  • Our survey uncovers details of a multitude of shift patterns and arrangements, with a total of 236 shift patterns in operation among 87 organisations employing shift workers.