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Limiting off-duty employee access to hotels

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2015

Many hospitality employers are surprised to learn that employees have a right under federal labor law to access the exterior, nonworking areas of the

Limiting off-duty access to the hotel

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

Many hospitality employers are surprised to learn that employees have a right under federal labor law to access the exterior, nonworking areas of the

Bill would compel higher cash wages for tipped employees

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2011

A bill introduced recently by U.S. Representative Donna Edwards (D. Md.) would amend the federal Fair Labor Standards Act to require many employers to boost their direct cash payments to tipped employees by 76 within 90 days after passage, even though these employees are already receiving (by law) at least the FLSA minimum wage in combined tips and cash wages

Can you refuse to hire a felon?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

Imagine you are a hotelier hiring for a sensitive position perhaps a night auditor or purchasing clerk

Court rejects "Al Capone defense" to FLSA violations

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2013

On July 29, a federal appeals court addressed the question of whether the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime protections apply to

Fantasy football real world concerns

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2010

It will be no surprise if employees approach this year's office Super Bowl or NCAA Tournament pools with a little more trepidation

Which restroom? Employers face challenges with gender identity issues

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2010

Good Eats, Inc. runs a family restaurant in a state which prohibits discrimination in employment based upon gender identity and disability

Staying out of the EEOC's line of fire

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2010

The last place you want to see your company listed is on the EEOC's website under "Press Releases."

Multiple embarrassing OSHA citations: the next union organizing tactic?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2010

While many union organizers seem to have moved to DC to become lobbyists, UNITEHERE, the SEIU, and other unions continue to aggressively campaign against hospitality employers

Cooking and cleaning may be "essential job functions" even for managers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2010

A federal appeals court decision provides some significant insight into what courts may consider to be "essential functions" of restaurant managers, in a case that arose under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA