New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating staffing practices at some of the nation's largest retailers. Many use relatively new software programs to make last-minute staffing decisions, causing workers to get called in only to be sent home without pay.
Retailers rely on systems that require workers to be ready to work a shift — whether or not they end up working. The state attorney general is looking into the way big retailers handle scheduling.
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