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Workers at Abercrombie & Fitch will soon be able to mentally prepare before they are subjected to working conditions characterized by overwhelming cologne odor and pounding techno music. The retail clothing giant announced last week that it is eliminating “on-call” shifts at all of its 799 U.S.-based stores.

“Over time, we will discontinue the use of call-in shifts throughout the United States and will begin that process in New York this September,” Michael Scheiner, a company spokesman, told the New York Times. 

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