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NYS Attorney General gives warning to fast food restaurants

Office will investigate claims of employers violating executive orders
COVID-19
Posted at 7:41 PM, Apr 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-26 19:41:01-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — New York State Attorney General Letitia James is demanding that fast food restaurants provide employees with personal protective equipment in accordance with the law.

In a statement released over the weekend, James said, "These workers are risking their lives to serve New Yorkers during this crisis, and they must have the proper resources to protect themselves and those around them. My office will not hesitate to take action if we determine that these companies are in violation of executive orders that were implemented to protect our communities and stop the spread of COVID-19."

If you believe your employer is violating labor laws or your rights during this public health crisis, you can report it to the Attorney General's Office by calling 1-800-771-7755.