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New “Just Cause” Laws Protect NYC Fast-Food Workers from Arbitrary Terminations. Could This Be the Beginning of a Trend?
New “Just Cause” Laws Protect NYC Fast-Food Workers from Arbitrary Terminations. Could This Be the Beginning of a Trend?

Starting on July 5 th , New York City’s large fast-food employers must have “just cause” or a bona fide economic reason to terminate workers as a result of two landmark laws. The new laws aim to protect the City’s nearly 70,000 fast-food workers from arbitrary discipline, ...

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