Job Schedules & Public Policy in 2015 and 2016

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For some time, too many workers have had to cope with job schedules that change at the last minute, are erratic or volatile, offer too few hours, or mandate unwanted overtime. However, public policy solutions are beginning to emerge. This audio conference will discuss the latest developments in public policy around job scheduling and forecast federal, state, and local action in 2016.

The Center for Law and Social Policy hosted the “Job Schedules & Public Policy in 2015 and 2016” audio call on October 15, 2015. 

Speakers included:

  • Sherry Leiwant, Co-President, Better Balancel
  • Elianne Farhat, Political and Community Organizer, Minnesota AFL-CIO;
  • Liz Watson, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives; and
  • Robert C. Bobby Scott, Ranking Member, Committee on Education and the Workforce.