Restaurant Groups Sue To Stop NYC Fast-Food Deduction Law

Law360, New York (November 22, 2017, 3:31 PM EST) -- The National Restaurant Association and its legal affiliate on Tuesday sued New York City to invalidate a statute that would require fast-food businesses to forward voluntary deductions from workers’ paychecks to nonprofits like the “Fight for $15” campaign, saying it tramples on the First Amendment’s protections against compelled speech.

The NRA, along with the Restaurant Law Center, filed suit in New York federal court Tuesday against the city and Lorelei Salas, commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, seeking a judgment that the...
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