Power to the people or just another strain on business?
“I really appreciate [the ordinance]. It sucks when we had to give two weeks’ notice to take time off, yet we didn’t even get our schedules until the week before.”
—Briana Biggs, Barista, Tully’s Coffee
“We’ve heard from multiple owners that this will create a great financial burden upon their establishments…. Our industry was not taken into consideration when irresponsibly drafting this legislation.”
—Sean M. David, Cofounder, Full Service Workers Alliance
“Secure scheduling is about...workers’ lives. One worker who struggled to figure out child care coverage has [told us] what good this has been in her life.”
—Sejal Parikh, Executive Director, Working Washington