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04/11/2019 | Improving Job Quality
Published By:New York Daily News

Fair firings for fast-food workers: A new law would ensure no termination without just cause

In a new report, “Fired on a Whim: The Precarious Existence of NYC Fast-Food Workers,” the Center for Popular Democracy, Fast Food Justice and the National Employment Law Project surveyed 539 fast food workers and found sky-high rates of abuse, arbitrary treatment and frequent firings that wreak havoc on workers’ lives. In our survey, nearly two in three fast food workers said they had been fired at least once without any explanation. More than half reported having their hours drastically cut — on average 14 hours per week, equivalent to a third of income — without notice or explanation.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019