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Franchisors and franchisees: Beware of the “fair workweek laws” coming to city or state where you operate. The failure to comply could cost your business millions of dollars in fines, not to mention additional wages for the affected employees. Fair workweek laws, also known as “predictive scheduling laws,” are relatively new phenomena throughout the United States. These laws generally require large food and retail establishments to provide predictable work schedules and additional compensation for certain types of schedule changes and shifts. They are particularly designed to address problems associated with “on-call scheduling,” a workforce management method that requires hourly workers to work unpredictable schedules to accommodate influxes of customers at irregular times.

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