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shift differential


extra pay for working unpopular shift payment made to employees over and above their basic rate to compensate them for the inconvenience of working in shifts. A shift differential usually takes account of the time of day when the shift is worked, the duration of the shift, the extent to which weekend working is involved, and the speed of rotation within the shift.

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Definitions of ’shift differential’ and meaning of ’shift differential’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’shift differential’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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