Is on-call on the way out?

Push for fairer scheduling practices in U.S., Ontario puts on-call shifts under microscope
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/20/2015

Jobs in the retail and hospitality sectors aren’t generally lauded for being stable and predictable — but unions and labour activists are trying to change that. 


Fairer scheduling practices, advance notice of shifts, even guaranteed minimums for work hours are among the recent recommendations from advocates — and some employers are sitting up and taking note.