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Very popular with fire departments and emergency services agencies, the Kelly shift schedule uses three teams (i.e. platoons) and three shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. It consists of a 9-day cycle where each team works one 24-hour shift, followed by 24 hours off duty, works another 24-hour shift, followed by 24 hours off duty, then works a ...
Firefighter Sean is on the "C" shift, and, since he is off probation, he gets every seventh "C" shift day off. We need to create a ShiftRotation 21 days long similar to the following: [Shift Schedule] ShiftRotation=ABCABCABCABCABCABCABX. Notice that the last "C" shift entry has been changed to a "X".
A "Kelly day" is the occasional day off firefighters get to control budget-destroying overtime. The origin of the name is debated, but an often-repeated tale is of a Chicago mayor named Kelly who gave the firemen one day off after seven on duty, according to Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2.
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Hooked this off the net, hope it helps. A "Kelly Day" No-Overtime Schedule For a Fire Department Ray Crouch, Fire Consultant Ever since the Fair Labor Standards Act was first applied to local governments some 15 years ago, MTAS Consultants have worked with many fire departments to help schedule their firefighters to avoid paying overtime.
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On this schedule each shift still works a 56 hour work week (53 after Kelly Days are figured in). A A B B C C in place of A B C A B C What is the history of the “48/96” work schedule? According to a study conducted by San Jose Firefighters Local 230, the 48/96 schedule
Today’s FLSA Question: Our firefighters work a 24/48 schedule on a 28-day work period. This combination results in firefighters scheduled to work either 9 or 10 twenty-four hour shifts every work period. In an effort to reduce FLSA overtime, the department provides the firefighters scheduled to work 10 shifts in the 28-day work period a Kelly Day.
In short, a Kelly Day is a day off given to firefighters to bring the work week down to the negotiated number of hours. Without the Kelly Days, overtime would have to be paid to firefighters ...