The interviewer wants to hear that you are not a rule breaker, and you support the rules the company has put into place. Start off by telling the interviewer that you follow all of the company rules and are supportive of the leadership decisions the company makes regarding regulations. After all, there had to be some logic to their professional decision! Your willingness to remain a team player shows the interviewer that you respect decisions even when you recognize you would make different choices sometimes.
"We recently implemented split shifts, which I do not always agree with because they defer from a good work/life balance. With that said, I do understand that split shifts cut labor costs and the need for hiring added staff."