Question: Why is it called graveyard shift?

Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night (the graveyard shift) to listen for the bell; thus, someone could be saved by the bell or was considered a dead ringer. The Graveyard Shift, or Graveyard Watch, was the name coined for the work shift of the early morning, typically midnight until 8am.

What is a graveyard shift time?

Night/Graveyard Shift: A shift, four or more hours of which fall between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Evening: A shift, four or more hours of which fall between 6 p.m. and midnight.

Does McDonalds pay more for night shifts UK?

We dont pay any additional amounts to employees working on evenings, weekends, or bank holiday days. There is, however, a premium pay rate for those working between midnight and 6am.

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