|Tecumseh State Corrections to move to a 12-hour staffing schedule|
TECUMSEH, Neb. (WOWT)-- Scott R. Frakes, director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has announced that the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution will be moving their employees to 12-hour shifts beginning on Dec. 4th.
“The contract with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and NAPE requires that I declare a staffing emergency in order to make the shift from eight hours to 12- hour days,” explained Director Frakes. “This is the same procedure that we followed last month when the staffing schedule was changed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP).”
According to a release, the new schedule will go from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the staff will work four days in a row, then have 3 days off. Evening activities will be canceled and visitation will move to day time hours.
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