Where I work they are talking about moving to continental shift patterns. Now I know that there is a pattern of 4 on 4 12 hour shifts but what other patterns of 12 hours are there? I have tried googling and using yahoo but cant find any information. They want to make one plant continental first and whatever shift pattern we choose god: ) will be the only shift pattern. The thing is that they want people to volenteer for this and only when they get that will they discuss what shift patterns will be available.