Fast Food and Retail Workers

DCA’s OLPS enforces NYC’s Fair Workweek Law, which took effect on November 26, 2017.

Note:
  • Employers cannot punish, penalize, retaliate, or take any action against employees that might stop or deter them from exercising their rights under the law. Workers should immediately contact OLPS about retaliation.
  • The law covers workers regardless of immigration status.

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Fast Food Workers

Under the Fair Workweek Law, fast food employers in NYC must give workers good faith estimates of when and how much they will work, predictable work schedules and the opportunity to work newly available shifts before hiring new workers.

Download Important Information for Fast Food Employers/Workers: NYC’s Fair Workweek Law in:


Fast food employers must post the notice, YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO A PREDICTABLE WORK SCHEDULE, where employees can easily see it at each NYC workplace. Note: Employers must also post the notice in any language that is the primary language of at least 5 percent of the workers at the workplace if available below. Download a copy in:


OLPS accepts complaints about employers, including unlawful scheduling practices and failing to provide work schedules in advance. File a workplace complaint.


Retail Workers

Under the Fair Workweek Law, retail employers in NYC must give workers predictable work schedules.

Download Important Information for Retail Employers/Workers: NYC’s Fair Workweek Law in:


Retail employers must post the notice, YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO A PREDICTABLE WORK SCHEDULE, where employees can easily see it at each NYC workplace. Note: Employers must also post the notice in any language that is the primary language of at least 5 percent of the workers at the workplace if available below. Download a copy in:


OLPS accepts complaints about employers, including unlawful scheduling practices and failing to provide work schedules in advance. File a workplace complaint.


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