How far in advance should I receive my work schedule?

Asked on February 10, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Louisiana


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Do you have a union agreement, employment contract or company policy that addresses this issue? If not, then there is no legal mandate for just how far a work schedule needs to be provided to an employee. Basically, as long as no actionable discrimnation is at play, an "at will" employer can set the terms and conditions of employment much as it sees fit; and an "at will" employee can either consent to such terms/conditions or quit.  

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