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working on Christmas day

Discussion in 'Personal' started by timmat, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. I am trying to work out the occupation of an acquaintance. What jobs would people have to work until 1pm on Christmas day?
  2. Emergency services?
  3. In a pub?
    My friend is on call on Christmas day and works at a power station.
  4. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

  5. Anything that involves a furnace
  6. Santa Claus?
  7. Plumbers/electricians/locksmiths etc on call.
    Bar staff/waitresses etc.
    People working for the emergency services/in the call centres etc.
    Companies like Sky have call centres open on Christmas day.
  8. Loads of people.
  9. Social/Residential care staff.
  10. OH works in retail and they had the option of working early Christmas morning to get the sale ready or working a few hours through the night on Christmas eve....they have chosen the 11pm to 3am option on Christmas eve.
  11. Care workers who visit homes.
    I'm sure we could list many more.
  12. impis

    impis New commenter

    Hospital? Police? Social work? Catering? Fire services? Coastguard? On call plummer/electrician/gasman/etc
  13. Hotel staff.
  14. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    Why not just ask?
    You sound like a creep.
  15. char2505

    char2505 New commenter

    Restaurant? And not creepy, nowt wrong with a bit of nosiness!
  16. If it isn't creepy why doesn't the OP just ask the person in question!
  17. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

  18. charlotte.johnson06

    charlotte.johnson06 New commenter

    Some Tesco stores are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day so it would only be the bigger stores that are open :)
  19. bbibbler

    bbibbler New commenter

    Absent Fathers often get access on Xmas Morning
  20. lapinrose

    lapinrose Lead commenter

    Broadcasting, both radio and TV, my o/h usually works every other Christmas, taxi drivers work, hospitality business-hotels and restaurants. Travel, thinksome airports and seaports are open, police, the list is endless.

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