From the July 23, 2014 NYT “Room for Debate”:
Part-time jobs often come with fluctuating, on-call schedules and – because of the uncertain hours – inconsistent pay. This can make it hard for workers to schedule weekly routines, childcare or other means of employment for themselves.
Legislation in the House, proposed this week, would ensure employees get two weeks notice about their work schedules, as well as extra pay to compensate for last minute changes.
Should there be a law limiting unpredictable schedules for hourly and part-time workers?
Read the different perspectives of this debate here.