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Persistent Unpredictability”: New study published by LERC & UO Sociology faculty

A new Labor Education & Research Center (LERC) and UO Sociology study on the impacts of the first statewide Fair Workweek law reveals “Persistent Unpredictability” in Oregon retail, food services, and hospitality workers’ schedules, as employers find ways to continue changing workers’ schedules at the last minute and avoid  predictability pay obligations.

UO Sociology graduate students Lola Loustaunau and Larissa Petrucci, Professor Ellen Scott, and LERC researcher Lina Stepick collaborated on this timely study of essential workers and their workplace experiences under COVID-19.

You can read the report brief on the LERC website, here.