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Advocacy for Statewide Fair Workweek Law

June 19th, 2019

In early 2019, Philadelphia passed a Fair Workweek law, which monitors how employers schedule their employees, specifically fast-food, retail, and hotel workers. A State Representative wants this law to be a statewide legislation. The Fair Workweek bill aims at providing workers with set schedules, along with confidence that their work hours and paychecks will be predictable from week to week. These laws are designed to help low income workers and are being led by labor groups and politicians who are working to fight poverty in our country.

Pennsylvania is not the only state that is pushing for fair workweek laws. Parts of New York, Washington, California, and Washington, D.C. have already passed these laws and Oregon has passed a fair workweek law statewide.

Many employers disagree with the passing of this bill both locally and statewide. They claim that most employers do not engage in unfair scheduling practices and feel that this new law will cause job cuts. Employers do not feel as though every company should have to follow the fair workweek laws because their practices already comply with regulations. These employers do not want to be penalized for other companies’ mistakes.

The bill is not projected to pass the statewide legislation, but advocates believe that it is still important to talk about issues and get people involved in their local and state government. The introduction of this bill could lead to progress within progressive taxation, minimum wage increases, and fully funded education.

Discrimination comes in all different forms. If you feel as though you were treated unfairly in the workplace, the Philadelphia employment lawyers at The Gold Law Firm P.C. can help you receive the compensation you deserve. With offices in Philadelphia and Pennsauken, New Jersey, we help clients throughout Bucks County, Delaware County, Chester County, Montgomery County, and South Jersey. Call us today at 215-569-1999 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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