By Véronique Irwin

A photo of Seattle buildings in the International District and Pioneer Square, including Smith Tower and the clock tower at King Street Station.

Seattle’s Secure Scheduling Ordinance: Year 2 Worker Impact Report

Read the Full Report Here  Foreword from the SSO Evaluation Team On July 1, 2017, Seattle implemented one of the nation’s first laws mandating schedule predictability for a subset of workers. The Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SSO) covers hourly workers at retail and food service establishments with 500 or more employees worldwide and at full-service restaurants with at least 500 employees and at least 40 locations worldwide. As mandated by the Ordinance, the Seattle Office of City Auditor engaged a team of researchers with expertise in working conditions to conduct an evaluation of the law’s impacts in the first and second...