Working overnight on Daylight Saving Time

Those who work overnight shifts are first to be hit by the time change on Daylight Saving. They say springing the clock forward has its pros and cons. 

“Sometimes it's confusing having to explain how it actually works to the staff and patrons,” says Nate Rubendall, night manager at Mulligan's.

Mulligan's typically closes at 3 a.m. but with the clocks moving forward, the staff started cleaning up the bar closer to 4 a.m. on Sunday morning.

After the last drink some patrons head out for post bar grub. 

“So we get bar hoppers for a little bit longer than we usually do. Usually it all dies down around 4 a.m. but tonight I expect it to die down around 5 a.m. or 6 a.m. maybe,” explains Edgar Ramos, supervisor at a local 24 hour restaurant.

Ramos says as the morning goes on customers will keep walking in, so he doesn't feel much of a time change.    

“It will be seven hours instead of the typical eight. It still feels the same. I don't know why, I can't explain it,” says Ramos.  

Both Rubendall and Ramos say working weekends at a bar and 24 hour restaurant is usually busy so it keeps their mind off the time.  
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