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City Inside/OutSeattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a veteran of broadcast journalism -- all in the Pacific Northwest. From 2000-2011, Callanan was a reporter and anchor for Q13 FOX News. Over his career, Callanan has won an Emmy and has earned several other awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Press Photographer's Association. He's the host of the Seattle Channel's award-winning public affairs programs: City Inside/Out and City Inside/Out: Council Edition.

City Inside/Out: Worker Scheduling Law
City Inside/Out: Worker Scheduling Law

POLL: Should the city create new laws around worker scheduling?

The Seattle City Council is considering some new laws for how employers schedule hourly workers, allowing for more predictable work schedules. While there is concern that employees need more protection from last-minute and back-to-back shifts, employers say mandated restrictive scheduling could hurt businesses. What type of policy would provide worker protection while allowing for business flexibility? And are new rules even necessary?

On the show:
Nick Hanauer, Second Avenue Partners
Lisa Herbold, Seattle City Council
Steven Hooper, Founder, Kigo Kitchen
David Jones, Seattle Restaurateur (studio)
Leila Kopcic, Starbucks Barista
Darrion Sjoquist, Starbucks Barista & Working WA Activist (studio)