In the course of EPIC’s investigation of income volatility, variation in workers’ hours and scheduling instability – which is widespread – has been identified as one of the main drivers of the problem.
Many employers, governments, and technology companies have identified scheduling instability – and the income volatility it creates – as problems in need of fixing.
This panel conversation explored the pros and cons of solutions to both scheduling unpredictability and income volatility.
- Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist at Washington Center for Equitable Growth
- Will Eadie, Vice President Sales and Strategy at WorkJam
- Ari Schwartz, Lead Organizer at DC Jobs with Justice
- Lara Shock, Director, Associate Choice Initiatives at Walmart