48-98 Proposal

What is a “48-96” work schedule?

A “48-96” work schedule is simply this: each platoon works two consecutive shifts for a total of 48 hours, then has 96 hours off before repeating this pattern of two days on, four days off. Graphically, it might be represented as:


This six-day rotation would replace the current 12-day schedule used by our department:


The total number of hours worked per month and per year remain the same. The specific details of the 48-96 schedule are listed later.