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December 2007, Vol. 130, No. 12
A time to work: recent trends in shift work and flexible schedules
Terence M. McMenamin
Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Numerous U.S. workers have work schedules different from the standard 9 a.m.-to-5 p.m., Monday-through-Friday, work shift; the demands of the industry are the chief determinant of the use of shift work and flexible schedules.
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