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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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Blog posts in Legal Changes

  • What Does Biden’s Non-Compete Executive Order Do?

    President Biden recently received news coverage for targeting non-compete agreements (for example, in the New York Times ). As a result of the media ...

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  • Illinois Passes Comprehensive, Bipartisan Non-Compete Legislation

    The Illinois General Assembly just passed a new law that will significantly improve employee mobility and provide clarity for Illinois businesses. The ...

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  • Illinois Employers Face New Requirements for EEO Compliance, Equal Pay, and Criminal Records

    Employers have a barrage of new regulations with which to comply under the Illinois Business Corporation Act (IBCA), the Illinois Equal Pay Act ...

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  • New Prejudgment Interest Bill Awaits Signature

    Governor Pritzker must decide whether to sign a compromise bill that would allow personal injury and wrongful death plaintiffs to recover 6% interest ...

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  • Employers Must Provide COBRA Subsidy Under the American Rescue Plan Act

    Beginning April 1, 2021, the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA” or the “Act”) will require covered employers to pay state or federal ...

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  • Comprehensive, Bipartisan Non-Compete Legislation Introduced in the Illinois General Assembly

    Representatives Kelly Burke (D) and Dan Ugaste (R) are co-sponsoring Illinois House Bill 3066 , which Senator Mattie Hunter (D) introduced as Senate ...

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  • Fighting Over Face Masks Is Now “Aggravated Battery” in Illinois

    The use of face masks in public spaces, private businesses, and the workplace has proven controversial in some quarters, despite scientific evidence ...

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  • Chicago Minimum Wage Increase and Predictive Scheduling Ordinances Take Effect

    While the beginning of the year is a common time for new laws to take effect, the mid-year point is another moment to watch. This summer, Chicago ...

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  • Is Your Business Ready for 2020’s Legal Changes?

    As we have moved into 2020, now is a fitting time to ensure your company handbook is up to date and in compliance with the numerous laws that recently ...

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