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Join Restaurant Law Center partner, Littler Mendelson's Workplace Policy Institute, for a discussion of recent New York City ordinances that adversely affect the restaurant industry.

  • Get an overview of new rules, which range from mandates that significantly reduce some restaurants’ flexibility in crafting employee schedules to requirements that force some restaurants to set up systems to allow for payroll deductions that would go to union-related organization.
  • Learn about pending legal challenges to the city's anti-business ordinances.
  • Find out what the future may hold for newly introduced "just cause" legislation that would prohibit fast food restaurants in New York City from firing employees without "just cause."


Angelo Amador, executive director, Restaurant Law Center
Maury Baskin, shareholder, Littler Mendelson
Eli Freedberg, shareholder, Littler Mendelson