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These US cities are reforming shift work – we should too

Hourly-paid and shift workers are heavily exposed to unpredictable work, leaving them vulnerable to last minute changes to schedules, inconsistent wage packets and a lack of control over their work-life balance. Overseas, this issue has sparked a raft of new workplace policies in a handful of US cities to protect shift workers in retail, fast food and hospitality industries from unfavorable scheduling practices. The laws aim to give employees some level of stability and job security by instituti