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N.Y. Court allows restaurant servers to pursue class claims against Batali restaurants due to tip policy

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

On May 10, 2011, the Southern District of New York conditionally certified a collective action against eight New York metropolitan area restaurants owned by celebrity chef Mario Batali alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act

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

Serving up more taxes - IRS to begin taxing automatic gratuities as service charges

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2013

Many restaurants include automatic gratuities on guests' checks with large parties to ensure servers get fair tips. This method allows the restaurant

ADA accessibility notes from the Resort Hotel Association Conference

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2013

Last week, I had the honor of attending the Resort Hotel Association's ("RHA") Annual Conference at The Edgewater Hotel in Seattle. RHA is comprised

Housekeepers use OSHA as a weapon against hospitality employers

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2011

As we reported in our blog post in November of 2010, hotel housekeepers across the nation launched a concerted program of filing complaints with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) alleging a range of ergonomic and chemical exposure injuries sustained on the job

Aftershocks from D.C.'s "labor law earthquake" likely to be felt throughout the U.S. hospitality industry

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2011

On August 23, 2011 the Washington D.C. area experienced a 5.9 magnitude earthquake

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

Addressing ADA issues in hotel management agreements

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

By Kara M. Maciel When acquiring or managing a restaurant or hotel, many owners and operators overlook the significant and costly implications that

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

Wage & Hour Division continues enforcement actions against Virginia hotels

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2011

The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division in Norfolk, Virginia has announced that it will be stepping up its compliance audits and enforcement efforts against area hotels