Dynamic scheduling fails companies and workers


The issue of unpredictable work shifts has been a sticking point in labour talks between US railway operators and their workers over the past year as they negotiated new contract terms to increase pay and improve their quality of life. — Reuters

FOR many across the United States, work schedules are a painful unknown. It’s not uncommon for workers in retail, restaurants and hospitality to get notice of an upcoming shift just weeks or even days before they’re due to report to work.

The issue of unpredictable work shifts has been a sticking point in labour talks between railway operators and their workers over the past year as they negotiated new contract terms to increase pay and improve their quality of life.

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