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Can scheduling legislation balance worker & business needs?
City Inside/Out Local Issues: Worker Scheduling Law

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?

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