Frequently hotels, restaurants, bars, and the like find themselves as repeat targets in premises liability lawsuits.
It is imperative that employers recognize and understand the need to take constant and active steps to address both internal and external potential threats of workplace violence.
Would You Like Fries And A Political Opinion With That? Regulating Employee Buttons, Pins, And Insignia In The Workplace
The issue of whether an employer can regulate politically charged apparel and insignia has been festering for years, in and out of the fast-food arena, and a sampling of several recent cases reveals that…
Hospitality employers nationwide continue to be hit with class action lawsuits alleging failure to properly pay/distribute tips, failure to correctly characterize service charges and automatic gratuities.
This matter arises out of a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland, by Jane Doe plaintiffs, who were victims of a human trafficking and prostitution ring.
Legal issues in the hospitality sector most often involve the theft of guest property, the safety of a business’ staff, or failure to meet safety standards for the property.
…a disconnect continues to exist between those operators and their employees; and that disconnect is primarily driven by the operators’ inability or unwillingness to recognize, comprehend and meet the basic needs of employees.
In July 2018, ICE announced that in the last six months, it issued 5,200 notices of inspection to employers in the U.S. in order to audit their Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification documents.
The recent wave of EEOC litigation also includes claims of age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and failure to accommodate employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), among others.
It’s your job to take steps to foster an environment that’s more team-oriented and rewarding for your employees, and consequently, your bottom line.