A memorandum of understanding has been concluded between the RCEA and NRC for December shutdown. Letter of Understanding Regarding the December Shutdown 2018. Except for those employees who are required to work during the shutdown period because of operational requirements, employees will be permitted to work sufficient additional hours to replace the hours of work which would normally have been scheduled for full working days on 24, 27, 28 and 31 December 2018.
For employees on a 37.5 hours scheduled work week, the Shutdown period is equivalent to 30 working hours. Employees whose regular work week is different (part time, compressed work schedule, etc.) will have their December shutdown hours adjusted accordingly.