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New York Scraps Changes to Worker Scheduling Rules

March 5, 2019, 9:21 PM

Proposed changes to New York state’s “call-in” or “on-call” scheduling regulations will expire without going into effect, the state Department of Labor announced March 5.

The agency’s changes would have required employers to include two to four extra hours of pay to employees at the minimum wage for last-minute work schedule changes. That would have included if they were called in with less than two weeks’ notice, a shift was canceled with less than two weeks’ notice, employees had to work “on-call,” or nonexempt employees reported to work but were then sent home.

The decision to abandon the changes stems ...