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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


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


Can you judge a book by its cover? Adopting and enforcing dress codes and appearance policies
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2015

Many hospitality employers impose strict guidelines on employee appearance, dress, and grooming - and for legitimate reasons. These rules protect


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."


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."


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


Dispute serves up lessons for restaurateurs in employee defection and trade secrets
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

A case pending in New York federal court, BLT Restaurant Group LLC v. Laurent Tourondel, Michael Cinque and LT Burger, Inc., provides a reminder of important lessons for professionals in the food services and restaurant industry regarding employee defection and trade secrets issues


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


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


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