Tag: on-call schedules

NYC Creates Stability for Fast Food Employees

June 2, 2017

On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law new rules bringing greater security and stability for men and women working in the fast-food industry. In recent decades, profitable fast-food giants and retail outlets grant the women and men who make them so successful too few hours… Read More»

From Coast to Coast, Working People Fight for Stable Schedules

September 21, 2016

Update (10/21/16): Since we published this post, the Emeryville, California City Council unanimously approved legislation that will require large retail employers to publish work schedules two weeks in advance, pay extra compensation for last-minute schedule changes and provide opportunities for part-time employees to work more hours before hiring another person. This is just… Read More»

Activists Pressure Urban Outfitters, Win Results Nationwide!

October 29, 2015

In early October Urban Outfitters announced that it would be ending on-call scheduling, joining the growing list of retailers such as The Gap, J. Crew, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria’s Secret that are abandoning the abusive employer practice. However, Urban Outfitters admitted that the company would only make reforms… Read More»