MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A controversial proposal in Minneapolis that would change the way workers are scheduled is getting some opposition.
A coalition of businesses and workers got together Monday to speak out against the Working Families Agenda.READ MORE: DEED: Minnesota’s Unemployment Drops To Record Low, Jobs Gained For 7th-Straight Month
They say there hasn’t been enough information about the proposal.
The proposal would force businesses to provide paid sick leave and require advance scheduling.READ MORE: Duck Flies Through Window Of State Patrol Helicopter, Pilot Injured
One of the biggest reason for opposition is because the bar and restaurant industry says flexibility is extremely important.
“It’s one of the key components of why servers become servers and stay servers,” said Tony Chesak, of the Minnesota Licensed Beverage Associations.
The group says the plan will be too costly and make scheduling a nightmare.MORE NEWS: Nordstrom Workers In Minnetonka Accused Of Stealing $500K In High-End Merchandise, Selling Items Online
Supporters insist the measure is not a done deal.