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Ninth Circuit "Tips" Against Tip-Pooling Policies
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 1 2016

In a surprising decision that may require many restaurants and other hospitality businesses in the Western U.S. to alter their labor practices, the


New York City Employers, Beware: Worker Protection Bills On Tap For 2017
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

New York City lawmakers have introduced a suite of legislation aimed at penalizing retail and fast food employers for making last-minute changes to


Nine reasons to worry about safety compliance
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2015

The federal government has taken steps to create additional safety compliance obligations for hospitality employers that will make it more likely


Lessons learned from sports: improve your team every year
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2013

Seasonal hiring is critical to the hospitality industry's ability to provide service in peak seasons. Whether it is the rush of the winter ski season


Court rejects "Al Capone defense" to FLSA violations
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Don't let a tattoo or haircut become a liability
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 11 2014

There is no legal requirement that an employer adopt a dress or appearance policy, but many restaurant and hospitality employers are looking to


Box score: compiled by the hospitality update staff
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

In the most recent 60-day reporting period, we were aware of 25 petitions filed against hospitality employers. Click here to view the table


Union calls for may 15 fast food workers strike in 26 countries
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

Fast food workers are difficult targets for union organizing efforts, but its simply too large a market for unions to ignore. Moreover, the fast food


Fast food restaurants should expect more union harassment
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

I question whether the union's strategy of publicly embarrassing restaurants in front of customers will bring in members, but it is clear that unions


What hotel leadership should know about the emerging trend of assault and battery claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

Ask nearly any leader in the hotel industry andor their HR manager for the definition of a "hostile work environment," and they will have a pretty