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Ninth Circuit "Tips" Against Tip-Pooling Policies
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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


Proposed OT regulations will hit hospitality industry hard
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

At long last, the anxiously awaited proposed changes to the regulations defining federal wage and hour law have been published by the U.S. Department


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


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


Union calls for may 15 fast food workers strike in 26 countries
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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 LLP
  • 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


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


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


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