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04/10/2019 | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek
Published By:Maine Beacon

Fair workweek proposal addresses shift workers’ precarious schedules

“Just-in-time scheduling is the practice, pervasive in low-wage industries, of publishing work schedules just days in advance and tweaking those schedules up until the last minute, in an attempt to precisely calibrate staffing to match expected demand,” explained Rachel Deutsch of the Center for Popular Democracy. “Scheduled work hours and workdays may change substantially week-to-week, and employees may have their shifts changed, cancelled, or added at the last minute.”

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