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Webinar: New Results from the Stable Scheduling Study: Impact on Retail Employers and Employees


Meeting Description:

Can stable schedules for improve business outcomes and sales, while also improving quality of life for employees?

Women Employed and Reimagine Retail Chicagoland are proud to co-host this discussion of the newest results from the groundbreaking Stable Scheduling Study. In this webinar, Dr. Susan Lambert will report new results from an experiment with Gap, Inc. of how an intervention designed to improve work schedules in hourly retail jobs affected associates’ health and wellbeing. These results complement earlier findings that the intervention had positive business outcomes, increasing median sales by 7% and labor productivity by 5%.


Gap, Inc. representatives Stephanie Reilly and Randall Grey will provide their insight on scheduling at their company, and responses to this new research.


Lambert is an associate professor and Director of the Employment Instability, Family Well-Being, and Social Policy Network (EINet) at the University of Chicago. A leading researcher on work schedules in hourly jobs, Lambert regularly advises employers, policy organizations, labor groups, and government officials on strategies to improve scheduling practices in ways that balance employer needs for labor flexibility and worker needs for stable and predictable work hours.


Please join us on Friday, December 7, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Central to hear about the new results of this groundbreaking study and what they mean for retail employers and employees. 


We look forward to our conversation with you!


Sharmili Majmudar, Women Employed


Cyndi Solitro, Reimagine Retail Chicagoland



Women Employed is a non-profit organization that improves the economic status of women and removes barriers to economic advancement.  


Reimagine Retail Chicagoland is a collaborative group of partners helping to improve the quality of jobs for workers in entry-level positions, creating pathways for advancement in retail and related sectors, and increasing retention for employers.


Date: Fri, Dec 7, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM CST
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Host(s): Reimagine Retail Chicagoland and Women Employed
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Women Employed
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Reimagine Retail Chicagoland
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