Fair Workweek Law
in New York City Explained
The NYC Fair Workweek regulations apply to all fast-food workers and fast-casual chains with more than 30 locations worldwide. Maintaining compliance with this predictive scheduling ordinance can be challenging and oftentimes creates operational and financial disruptions. To avoid non-compliance fees, you need a scheduling and workforce management tool you can depend on.
At least 14 days
notice on scheduling
A good faith estimate of weekly hours, days, and shift times
11 hours of rest
Offer additional hours to existing employees before hiring new
Understanding NYC Just Cause: An Amendment to Fair Workweek
NYC food service businesses with 30+ locations cannot terminate an employee or reduce their schedule by 15% without having “just cause” to do so. This means operators must create workplace policies on rules and performance expectations, track and maintain records of employee policy violations, and exert progressive discipline when a violation occurs. Click here to learn more.
Harri offers the most cohesive solution on the market to support operators in navigating the operational burden Fair Workweek regulations impose
Empower your teams with the ability to manage schedules, monitor scheduling fees, and properly report premium pay.
5 Must-Haves for Fair Workweek
Preparing for Fair Workweek
Manage these complex regulations in a proactive fashion, both from a scheduling and a timekeeping perspective, allowing operators to more effectively schedule and manage teams, while minimizing the risk of non-compliance. Download a free Fair Workweek Checklist to audit your current schedule & Fair Workweek provider.
This complete guide will thoroughly explain what the Fair Workweek ordinances means, a breakdown by cities putting it into practice, and the Harri solution.