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5/4/9 Plan - Compressed Work Schedule

This plan supports the standard 5/4/9 compressed work schedule. Each full-time employee works eight 9-hr days and one 8-hr day for a total of 80 hours in a biweekly pay period. Two teams are required to provide coverage from Monday through Friday.

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Plan ID N2TF0809-1
Name 5/4/9 Plan
Applicability Compressed work schedule
Teams Required 2
Shifts Day (9-hr), Day (8-hr)
Repeat Cycle 28 days
Rotation Fixed plan, no rotation
Average Hours per Week 40
Staffing Fluctuation Full (100%) staffing level Tuesday to Thursday. 50% staffing level on Mondays. 94% staffing level on Fridays.
  • 40 hours per week
  • 3-day weekend every two weeks
  • 9-hr shift
  • Both teams work from Tuesday to Friday but only one team works on Monday
  • One team works only 8 hours instead of 9 hours on Friday
Common Usage Companies and government agencies offering employees the compressed work schedule as an alternative to the basic 9 to 5 schedule.

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