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How hoteliers must comply with WARN

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

When hoteliers are considering purchasing, selling or remodeling hotels, one of the most overlooked issues during the due diligence and planning

IRS releases new Affordable Care Act guidance on the employer mandate

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2013

As we blogged about previously, the Affordable Care Act provides unique compliance obligations for hospitality employers, many of whom employ large

Tip pooling and banquet service charges: wage and hour class actions continue to plague hospitality industry

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2010

Wage and hour lawsuits are not new for the hospitality industry but, in recent years, plaintiffs have been focusing on a new niche of claims related to tip pooling and banquet service charges

Tip pools and mandatory service charges - wage and hour class actions continue to target hospitality employers

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2010

Another luxury New York hotel is the latest target in a constant stream of wage and hour class actions against the hotel and restaurant industry challenging the industry's practices relating to tip pools and service charges

Hotel housekeepers file OSHA complaints nationwide

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2010

Last week, on November 9, 2010, housekeepers employed by Hyatt Hotels filed complaints with OSHA alleging injuries sustained on the job

Restaurant waives overtime defense under FLSA

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit’s recent decision in Diaz v. Jaguar Rest. Group, LLC underscores the importance for hospitality employers to know which job duties their employees are performing in order to assert every potentially applicable affirmative defense when answering an employee’s FLSA lawsuit for non-payment of overtime

Health reform's unique impact on hospitality employers

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2010

Over six months ago, Congress passed the most significant and comprehensive health reform law ("PPACA") that employers have faced in decades

Five things all hoteliers need to know now about health reform

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2010

Six months ago, Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA" or "the Act"), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

Union solicitation - strategies for the hospitality industry

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2011

In recent weeks the Obama Administration's National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") has been very active in soliciting public comments and amicus briefs on a wide range of decisions and proposed regulations that could drastically change the labor relations landscape

Maryland restaurant owner who also worked as a bartender is ineligible to receive tips

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2011

A Maryland federal court recently ruled in Gionfriddo v. Jason Zink LLC that the owner and operator of two taverns could not qualify as a “tipped employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the Maryland Wage and Hour Law despite that he also worked as a bartender at his establishments