Low wages, irregular schedules of Oregon’s ‘in-demand’ jobs call for new labor laws

The four occupations projected to add the most jobs in Oregon are not only low wage, as recently reported by The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Mike Rogoway (“Oregon’s most in-demand jobs are at low end of the wage scale,” Dec. 29), but also subject to new, irregular scheduling practices that make it impossible for employees to arrange regular childcare, attend school, obtain a second job, plan family activities or even get enough sleep.

Source: Low wages, irregular schedules of Oregon’s ‘in-demand’ jobs call for new labor laws (Opinion) | OregonLive.com

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