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A primarily UK term for a rotating schedule of similar work performed by a group of individuals in the same field of work or profession—e.g., junior doctors covering a particular service, or consultants working in the same department.

Rotas generally apportion the work equally and rotate night calls—e.g., 1:6 (one night on, 5 nights off)—for services requiring 24/7 coverage.
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This was done to establish a staggered rotation schedule across universities to ease the burden of the Illinois Auditor General = s coordinating the bid process for all nine universities in the same fiscal year.
Also, because rotation schedules were begun in different years, several confounding variables may have been present.
With upwards of 60-80 youngsters attending the program, we have divided the larger group into six smaller "teams" based on age and then provided a rotation schedule where the "teams" move to different activity stations every 30-45 minutes.
Abraham Cohen will step down in accordance with the rotation schedule and will be proposed for reappointment for a further four year term.
Any deviation from the rotation schedule would likely be received negatively by all interested parties.
The detachment is usually led by a lieutenant commander, although both the commanding officer and executive officer of HC-2 also take their turn in the rotation schedule by regularly joining Det 2 in Bahrain.
It is impossible to train replacements without a predetermined rotation schedule.
In place of the flex time system, the company is looking into alternatives such as a rotation schedule or a discretionary system in which the individual sets limits to the work involved.
The terms say Israel couldn't seek nomination for any committee for 2 years, and that it couldn't upset the rotation schedule for committees that has already been worked out among the existing members.
Continuity for management is difficult due to the rotation schedule.
The department allowed troopers to determine the frequency of their shift rotation and gave them the option of changing their rotation schedule at least annually.