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City Inside/Out explores possible legislation of worker schedules
City Inside/Out: Worker Scheduling Law
3/4/201629:08

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)

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