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Don't let a tattoo or haircut become a liability
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Going over the top at Disneyland: sleazy union tactics in "the happiest place on earth"
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2010

Disneyland is known as "The Happiest Place On Earth."


Box score: compiled by the hospitality update staff
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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


You learn a lot from smokers and drinkers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2013

Tim Sackett always writes practical and entertaining posts, Today's post, "The Number One Reason You Should Never Drink at an Office Function" is


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


Box score petitions compiled by the hospitality update staff
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2014

In the most recent 60-day period, we were aware of 19 petitions filed against hospitality employers. Click here to view the table


What hotel leadership should know about the emerging trend of assault and battery claims
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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


Lessons learned from sports: improve your team every year
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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