Job Schedules: Policy and Advocacy Strategies
September 16, 2014
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A new bill, the Schedules that Work Act, has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and is co-sponsored by Congressman George Miller (D-CA). On the call, you will hear directly from Congressman Miller about how the federal bill could help all workers as well as help workers with particularly volatile schedules by establishing minimum standards in areas such as advance notification and on-call scheduling. Learn the latest about public policy and advocacy developments underway around the country. Get some tips about how different groups are organizing around scheduling issues and what framing strategies they are using in their advocacy work. Hear first-hand from a worker about an experience with a scheduling problem and possible solutions.
This national audio conference, hosted by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and co-sponsored with the Center for Popular Democracy and the National Women's Law Center, features:
• George Miller U.S. House of Representatives, California
• Letty Mederos U.S. House Committee on Education & Workforce, Minority Staff
• Liz Watson National Women's Law Center
• Carrie Gleason Center for Popular Democracy