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The next big fight for the hourly worker: schedule predictability




Demonstrators sporting labor union tshirts and signs marched through Chinatown to protest Walmart's move to L.A.'s Chinatown.
Demonstrators sporting labor union tshirts and signs marched through Chinatown to protest Walmart's move to L.A.'s Chinatown.
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On Take Two, we've talked about a boost in the minimum wage - and whether that could bring more economic opportunity to more people. Now, we want to look at what some are calling the next big fight for the hourly worker: schedule predictability.

The idea behind it is to create more consistency for employees and protect them from last-minute scheduling changes that add more hours unexpectedly - or take hours away.

For more, Chris Tilly,  an economist and a professor of urban planning at UCLA joins the show to discuss.

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