The controversial New York City Fair Workweek laws are scheduled to go into effect on November 26, 2017 at the conclusion of Thanksgiving weekend.  We previously blogged about the new laws shortly after their enactment earlier this year (post available here).  The legislation package, consisting of 5 bills, will directly impact New York

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed a package of legislation known as the “Fair Workweek” bills, which will take effect on many of the city’s fast-food chains and retailers starting in November 2017.  The package, comprised of five separate bills, includes the following (the first four of which apply specifically to fast-food

On March 13, 2013, the New York City Council overrode Mayor Bloomberg’s veto of legislation prohibiting New York City employers from discriminating against unemployed job applicants.  In so doing, New York City joins New Jersey and other jurisdictions that have recently prohibited employers from basing employment decisions on an applicant’s unemployment status.

The new law