New predictive scheduling legislation is popping up in jurisdictions across the nation, and it could be coming to your area. These laws require restaurant owners and operators to give their employees more advanced notice when creating schedules. Employee rights advocates argue that many service industry employers have poor scheduling practices that make it difficult for employees their everyday lives around their work hours. First adopted in San Francisco and Seattle, these predictive scheduling laws mandate that employees receive their schedules as many as two weeks in advance, and business owners must pay extra wages and fines if they make last-minute changes.
Watch the video to learn more and see Part 2 of our series for tips on how you can get in front of these laws.