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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


Can you refuse to hire a felon?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2012

Imagine you are a hotelier hiring for a sensitive position perhaps a night auditor or purchasing clerk


Limiting off-duty access to the hotel
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 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


Staying out of the EEOC's line of fire
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

The last place you want to see your company listed is on the EEOC's website under "Press Releases."


Fantasy football real world concerns
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

It will be no surprise if employees approach this year's office Super Bowl or NCAA Tournament pools with a little more trepidation


Cooking and cleaning may be "essential job functions" even for managers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2010

A federal appeals court decision provides some significant insight into what courts may consider to be "essential functions" of restaurant managers, in a case that arose under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA


Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act goes into effect July 1, 2010
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2010

The Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act prohibits smoking in the enclosed areas of any public place or place of employment (including restaurants and bars


Multiple embarrassing OSHA citations: the next union organizing tactic?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2010

While many union organizers seem to have moved to DC to become lobbyists, UNITEHERE, the SEIU, and other unions continue to aggressively campaign against hospitality employers


Which restroom? Employers face challenges with gender identity issues
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

Good Eats, Inc. runs a family restaurant in a state which prohibits discrimination in employment based upon gender identity and disability


How much is too much?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit recently issued a decision that has significant ramifications for employers making use of the tip-credit provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA