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PODCAST: On-call scheduling may violate state law

David Brancaccio Apr 13, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: On-call scheduling may violate state law

David Brancaccio Apr 13, 2015
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Airing on Monday, April 13, 2015: The attorney general of the state of New York is putting big retailers like the Gap and Target under scrutiny. Warning letters went out over the weekend. The question is, are they violating state law when they use a system known as “on-call”scheduling? For context, we turn to Thomas Kochan is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Next, the e-commerce site for the maker movement, Etsy, is set to sell stock to the public for the first time this week.  But to raise the cash from this week’s IPO, Etsy is setting its sights on smaller, individual investors. Finally,  lawmakers in Georgia this month decided to renew a tax credit for video game companies for three more years. One forecast puts the video game market at $93 billion this year. 

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