The proportion of workers on shifts ranges from 1 5-20 per cent of the workforce, with almost all factory workers in the metal trades involved in shift duty. ... In group work organization, however, hours of work may be up to 12 hours a day, on the basis of a 42 -hour week. ... are not available, it seems to be on the increase, usually in the form of three eight-hour shifts, to meet the demands of new technology.
|Title||:||Recent Developments in the Metal Trades|
|Publisher||:||International Labour Organization - 1993|