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Berkeley ordinance to protect, compensate low-pay workers at city’s biggest employers

A newly approved Berkeley city ordinance promises to protect and compensate low-wage and part-time workers at some of the city’s largest employers. The Fair Workweek Ordinance reduces the mental and physical strain of last-minute schedule changes or extreme back-to-back shifts, requiring covered employers to offer part-time workers additional hours before hiring new part-time staff. “I’m […]