just in time scheduling

Quick: What's the greatest threat facing the American family?  Okay, scratch that. There's no fast answer to such a big question. Over the past thirty years, though, a slew of politicians, religious leaders, and pundits have told a simple story about the American family under seige in a...
01/23/2013
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Quick: What's the greatest threat facing the American family?  Okay, scratch that. There's no fast answer to such a big question. Over the past thirty years, though, a slew of politicians, religious leaders, and pundits have told a simple story about the American family under seige in a...
01/23/2013
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The National Retail Federation is bearing glad tidings for the upcoming holiday season: America’s stores are expecting solid growth in holiday sales and may hire more than half a million seasonal employees. Non-seasonal employment in the sector is also improving, as retailers, led by clothing...
10/18/2012
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The problems posed by unpredictable work schedules are starting to get attention, and it's about time. As Susan Lambert recently wrote in a New York Times op-ed, such schedules are increasingly the norm for low-income workers. Temporary workers, on-call workers, and other types of precarious...
10/02/2012
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