Following Mayor Bill de Blasio’s non-action on the bill passed by the New York City Council in December expanding the scope of New York City’s Fair Chance Act (FCA), the amendments have become law.
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On January 5, 2021, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation that effectively ends at-will employment for fast food employees in New York City. The new law takes effect on July 4, 2021, and would make New York City the nation’s first jurisdiction to create job protections for
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed two new bills into law that increase job protections for fast food workers, which will take effect in 180 days
On January 5, 2021, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law two pieces of legislation passed by the New York City Council, Int. No. 1415-A and Int. No 1396-A, that, when effective in early July 2021, will impose significant obligations on covered New York City fast food industry employers and potentially will pave the way for a great overhaul of the at-will employment system that has long-defined the employer-employee relationship in New York State and New York City.
The New York City Council has passed two bills, Int. No. 1415-A and Int. No 1396-A, that, when enacted and effective, will impose significant obligations on covered New York City fast food industry employers.
The New York City Council passed a bill expanding the scope of New York City’s Fair Chance Act (FCA).
On Friday, December 17, 2020, the NYC Council passed two bills that will end “at-will” employment for fast-food workers in New York City. The bills will take effect 180 days following Mayor de Blasio’s expected signing of bills. The bills may prove to be the proverbial “camel’s nose under the tent,” portending greater incursions into the traditional at-will principles that have defined New York’s public policy with respect to the employment relationship for well over a century.
New York City has amended its Administrative Code to make it unlawful for food stores and other retail establishments to refuse to accept payments in cash.
On September 29, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed New York City Council Int. No.
On September 28, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law amendments to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA).
Changes to New York City’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law (NYCSL) took effect on September 30, 2020.