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Another Study Urges Restricting Employers' Scheduling Options

6.30.15

John Thompson's Wage and Hour Laws blog post "Another Study Urges Restricting Employers' Scheduling Options" was picked up by TLNT on June 30, 2015.

Just as we expected, another report – this one from DC Jobs With Justice, the Jobs With Justice Education Fund, the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, and the Georgetown University Department of Government – asserts that District of Columbia employers are imposing “erratic and unpredictable hours” for their workers in an effort to “boost corporate profits and keep labor costs low.”

Unpredictable, Unsustainable: The Impact of Employers’ Scheduling Practices in D.C. focused mainly upon what the report described as the “retail and restaurant/food-services industries.”  The contents were said to be based upon a 361-person sample of responses to a survey (that did not accompany the release) conducted by unidentified canvassers earlier this year.

To read the full article, please visit TLNT.

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