Bloomberg Law
Nov. 29, 2019, 8:45 PM

Philadelphia Delays Start of Law Mandating Predictable Schedules

Andrew Wallender
Andrew Wallender

Employers in Philadelphia are getting a short reprieve from a new law requiring workers to have predictable schedules and opportunities for rest between shifts.

Implementation of the city’s “Fair Workweek” ordinance was pushed back from January 1, 2020, to April 1, 2020, to allow public input to be incorporated into the final rule, the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office announced Nov. 29.

Covered employers also have until July 1, 2020, to provide employees with “good faith estimates” of average work schedules, one of the components of the new law.

A year ago, Philadelphia became the fifth city in the country to ...

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