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(a) The work week (exclusive of time for lunch which shall be not less than one-half (1/2) hour, nor more than one (1) hour) shall be Monday through Friday, unless mutually agreed to the contrary between the Union and the Employer.
(b) The regular work week shall consist of five (5) shifts of seven (7) hours beginning on Monday and ending on Friday of each week. Subject to mutual consent, the third shift of the week may be commenced on Sunday evening not earlier than 10:00 p.m. nor later than 12:00 midnight. In such event, Friday shall be considered the sixth day, or the Company may, at its discretion, schedule individual J-1's or J.P.W.'s to work an eight (8) hour day, by giving notice to the employee(s) by 10:30 a.m. on the following schedule.
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Any notice of change to an eight (8) hour shift will be for a minimum of three (3) work days and will be subject to the provisions of Section 9, Overtime Pay. The Employer must give a one (1) shift notice for converting back to a seven (7) hour day, according to the above schedule.
(c) First shift - work starting at or between 7:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. inclusive; second shift - work starting at or between 9:31 a.m. and 7:59 p.m. inclusive; third shift - work starting at or between 8:00 p.m. and 6:59 a.m. inclusive, unless mutually agreed to the contrary between the Union and the Employer. (Provided, however, that if the Employer schedules employees on the first shift to work more than two (2) hours of overtime, the starting time of such employees shall be no later than 7:00 a.m. Such early shift will not be required if the starting time of second shift employees is not affected. Employees affected on the second shift shall be scheduled to start at the conclusion of the first shift.)
(d) Time lost because of holidays shall not be made up by employees on regular scheduled days off except by payment of the overtime rate.
(e) (The above applies to any period within a twenty-four (24)-hour day. Shifts are meant to be exclusive of lunch periods.)
(f) Notice of change of beginning time of employees' scheduled shift will be given to said employees when the need is known and not later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the effective time of the new shift.
Forty-eight (48) hours advance notice will be given when employees change from one shift to another.