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Posted: 12/23/2003 7:45:04 PM EDT
I'm working the night shift Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Years Eve, and New Years...

Christmas eve will be fun, lot's of loud parties & such. Christmas day will suck, lots of people that cant stand each other getting togather for the holidays, drinking alcohol, then trying to kill eachother. The DV calls will start about 4PM and go all night.  New Years Eve will be lots of loud parties, bar fights, and drunk drivers crashing into eachother.  New Years day will be dead really slow.  It will take me 6 weeks to remember to start writing 2004 on my paperwork...
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 7:49:12 PM EDT
I'm working tomorrow night through Christmas morning and on New Year's Day.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 7:59:09 PM EDT
I'm the Squadron Duty Officer for Christmas Day.

I volunteered for it because my wife is working.  She is a nurse and for some reason sick people don't take Christmas off.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 8:01:28 PM EDT
12 hour shifts the 23rd through the 26th here.

our enemies don't stop for the holidays....
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 8:02:12 PM EDT
1800-0200 all four days
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 8:26:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/23/2003 8:27:16 PM EDT by Gopher]
Off this Saturday but have to work the first Saturday in 04. Cant whine too much, I'll get six days that week so Saturday will all be inch and a half.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 8:55:53 PM EDT
Xmas here is always slow.  Thanksgiving is when we get the domestics.  I am off 30th- 5th.  WOO HOO!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 8:58:08 PM EDT
... I took the month of December off this year.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:06:52 PM EDT
powerhouse worker. i do whatever holidays that rotate into my scheduled shift.this year someone's working my christmas eve, and i'll work new years eve. i have both of the actual holidays off though. sometimes i can get hit with working both for 3 or 4 years in a row, oh well.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:10:18 PM EDT
I switched shifts with a woman who works for me, as she has kids and I do not.  Zeny and I will have our Christmas later that evening, and I get New Years Eve and Day off.

First time in 10 years.  I LOVE IT!!!!
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:14:23 PM EDT
Christmas eve and New Years eve off but 16:00-00:00 Christmas and New Years day.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:18:31 PM EDT
Only one I have off is Christmas Eve.....
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:21:34 PM EDT
I was going to work both, since I changed positions Im off both days now.  I have no idea what to do.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:39:28 PM EDT
Working 12-23, 12-24 and 12-25 night shift.  Then working day shift 12-31 and 1-1.  Somebody's gotta make the electricity!!!  Can't complain, though, at double time and a half, it winds up being a pretty good paycheck, just for the holidays, not to mention the regular time for the non-holidays that I'm working.  Plus I get to take 2 extra days off with pay for working the holidays!!!
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:42:39 PM EDT
I am working christmas eve,new years eve, and new years day.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 9:47:42 PM EDT
Aid and fire dispatch...What is the address?...

every holiday for the last 8 years
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 10:10:03 PM EDT
So AR15fan, if the year is wrong on a ticket do they get the ticket dismissed?
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 10:26:47 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/23/2003 10:27:22 PM EDT by Garand1911]
i wish i was, hate the holidays, would rather be making money than spending it and dealing with those once a damn year relatives.
Link Posted: 12/23/2003 11:00:59 PM EDT
Work Christmas Eve and New Year's Day.
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 3:38:59 AM EDT
I go back in the 30th, 1800-0200.
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 4:25:12 AM EDT
werkin today only (24th)
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 5:08:59 AM EDT
Working today......but at 2 1/2 times my base pay I ain't bitchen! Christmas Day falls on my regular day off, worked out perfect this year.
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 5:20:05 AM EDT
AR15fan

Did you just get dicked by the rotation or did you put in for the holiday shifts for the OT on purpose ?

Oh, I am off Xmas eve and day. I am using a Vac day on fri.
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 5:40:21 AM EDT
Work the 24th, 25th 26th, 27th, 4pm to 2 am,  days off, then work the 31st on.  

I'm SO looking forward to New Years Eve. Reality television has NOTHING on the local crowd, the entertainment value is all worth it.  Any of you going to 6th st, I'll be working the  barricades at 6th and San Jacinto.  (Unless I get the first arrest of the New Year[:D])  Stop by and say hi!
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 5:45:53 AM EDT
Yep. We dont open till ten though.
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 5:47:59 AM EDT
Working 12-23, 12-24 and 12-25 night shift. Then working day shift 12-31 and 1-1. Somebody's gotta make the electricity!!! Can't complain, though, at double time and a half, it winds up being a pretty good paycheck, just for the holidays, not to mention the regular time for the non-holidays that I'm working. Plus I get to take 2 extra days off with pay for working the holidays!!!
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Damn!!! We're on the same shift!!!!! Spooky.....
Link Posted: 12/24/2003 11:27:15 AM EDT
0400-1500 for me on Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and on New Year's Day.

Blah.

No holiday pay either.

Mike
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