graveyard shift


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graveyard shift

A work shift that occurs late at night. I'm a morning person, so I could never work the graveyard shift like you do.
See also: graveyard, shift

graveyard shift

n. the night shift of work in a factory, usually starting at about midnight. (see also swing shift.) The pay is pretty good on the graveyard shift.
See also: graveyard, shift
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Although some people are able to function well on a graveyard shift work schedule, you may not be one of them.
After six months of working in the graveyard shift, he soon developed a sleeping disorder, which later triggered anxiety and depression.
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Marilyn Cox, a 92-year-old Rosie, said she worked graveyard shifts as a welder on a ship in Portland.
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2298 or the proposed "Night Workers Additional Compensation Act" which seeks to amend Article 86 of the Labor Code to enhance the wage differential benefit granted to those working during the graveyard shift.
A bill was filed in the House of Representatives increasing the graveyard shift pay of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) employees from 10 percent to 25 percent of their basic salary.
Instead, he had to do the graveyard shift on the left wing and didn't like it one bit.
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OLYMPIC medalist Stephen Parry last night described his "graveyard shift" experience swimming the Irish Sea in a marathon fundraising effort.
Instead, they will draft in bobbies who are already working the graveyard shift in quieter parts of the city to cover patrols late on Friday and Saturday nights.
In 2006, newsreader Anna Ford left, saying she didn't want to be "shovelled off" to a graveyard shift. She was 61 at the time.
Commonwealth light-middle boss Bradley Pryce had to work the graveyard shift last time, but now faces a teatime defence against Ghanaian champion Thomas Awinbono.
He often works the graveyard shift, starting at 9pm and knocking off at a gruelling 6am.