Frequently hotels, restaurants, bars, and the like find themselves as repeat targets in premises liability lawsuits.
As a result of the risks, some employers have already taken steps to protect employees from injuries related to the use of e-scooters, e-bikes and bike-share systems.
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.
If used effectively, social media discovery can become an effective defense strategy that will withstand objections and scrutiny at trial.
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.
Four risks that this season may bring: how to properly compensate your workers during weather-related absences, the dangers of this year’s flu season, how to limit risks associated with cold-weather exposure, and making sure your company holiday party doesn’t lead to a lawsuit.
Even if #MeToo may have started out as an awareness movement, states like New York and California are implementing changes in the law that are now imposing, or will soon impose, new requirements on employers, in hopes of giving #MeToo a significant, lasting effect.
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.
This article highlights some of the key threshold issues that companies should consider in analyzing the potential impact the GDPR may have on their operations…
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.