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At-Will No More? New York City Bill Would Restrict Discharge of Employees

Our friends at Seyfarth recently posted this article:

Seyfarth Synopsis: A bill pending in the New York City Council would prohibit employers from discharging employees absent just cause or a bona fide economic reason.  The bill would also ban employers from relying on data collected through electronic monitoring when discharging or disciplining an employee unless certain conditions are met.

In 2021, employment at-will effectively ended in the fast-food industry in New York City with the enactment of a new law that required just cause or a bona fide economic reason for the discharge of certain employees (see here and here).  Ever since, employers in other industries have wondered if they would be targeted next.

Read the full article at Seyfarth.com.

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