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EmLogis To Offer Webinar on Employee Scheduling Best Practices for Corrections Agencies

  (December 04, 2013)
EmLogis To Offer Webinar on Employee Scheduling Best Practices for Corrections Agencies

Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software for corrections and public safety facilities, today announced a webinar on employee scheduling for corrections agencies. "12, 10, or 8: The Great Shift Debate in Corrections" will be held on December 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM CST. To register for this webinar, please visit:

Most corrections facilities use 12 hour shifts and have been using them for 20 years or more. Today, however, some corrections agencies are considering returning 8 or 10 hour shifts sparking debate amongst corrections personnel. Proponents of the 12 hour shift claim that it saves personnel costs, is easier to schedule, and gives officers the ability to earn more money more time off with their families. Critics of the 12 hours shift cite safety concerns, risk of fatigue, as well as risk of inattention, low employee morale, and stress.

In this live webinar, hosted by EmLogis and presented by corrections expert and consultant, Charles J. Kehoe, participants will learn about the about latest research regarding 8, 10, and 12 hour shifts on corrections facilities and employees. Attendees will learn the pros and cons of each type of shift, and will gain understanding of the impact that various shifts have on specific types of employees. Attendees will also learn how to determine if their corrections facility could benefit from a shift change and if so, how to plan for a successful shift change.

Attendees to this webinar will learn:

  • The results of the latest research regarding shift scheduling in corrections facilities
  • The pros and cons of 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts in corrections facilities
  • The impact of various shifts on specific groups of corrections employees
  • How to determine if a corrections
facility could benefit from a shift scheduling change and how to prepare for the change

Date, Time, and Registration:
"12, 10, or 8: The Great Shift Debate in Corrections" will be held on December 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM CST. There is no cost to attend this web event. To register, please visit:

About the Speaker: Charles J. Kehoe, Corrections Consultant

Mr. Charles J. Kehoe is a juvenile and adult corrections expert and consultant with over 45 years of experience counseling and mentoring in county and state government agencies and providing training to correctional managers and chief executive officers. Previously, Mr. Kehoe served as the President of the American Corrections Association and has offered presentations on many topic concerning the management of corrections facilities.

About EmLogis: Smart, Automated Employee Scheduling

EmLogis provides smart, automated employee scheduling and workforce management software that is designed specifically for environments with complex employee scheduling needs and strict compliance requirements such as corrections facilities, law enforcement agencies, healthcare facilities, and more. Affordable, easy-to-use, easy to install, and entirely web-based, EmLogis reduces staffing costs, helps to control overtime, ensures compliance, and increases employee satisfaction. Headquartered in Houston, TX, EmLogis serves customers worldwide with smart, affordable, employee scheduling solutions. To learn more about EmLogis, please visit:

EmLogis and Smart Rules Scheduler and EmLogis White Glove Installation Services are trademarks of EmLogis, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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