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July 25, 2022

Glendale, CA Institutes Hotel Worker Protections

Over the past few years, cities and counties have gotten into the business of regulating the workplace, an area previously reserved to federal and state governments. Many local jurisdictions have focused particular attention on the hospitality industry.

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July 13, 2022

Rhode Island Enacts New “Tip Protection” Law

A new Rhode Island statute prohibits employers of tipped employees from retaining employee tips, creates new requirements for tip pools, and sets requirements for deductions from tips for credit card processing.

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July 8, 2022

Panic Buttons and Workload Limits: Los Angeles Hotel Workers Get New Protections

Cities have started to implement their own workplace regulations, an area previously reserved to federal and state governments. The hotel industry, which often is one of the primary drivers of a local economy, has been a particular focus.

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June 23, 2022

July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off

It used to be that employers had the luxury of waiting until January 1 to be vigilant for new employment laws and compliance challenges. For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect mid-year.

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June 9, 2022

New Obligations for Frontline Sector Employers through Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Pay Program

A new law authorizes bonus payments to Minnesotans who worked in frontline sectors during the COVID-19 emergency - and requires covered employers to provide notice to workers by June 23, 2022.

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June 3, 2022

U.S. Minimum Wage, Tipped, and Exempt Employee Pay Increases Will Heat Up This Summer (And Possibly Other Seasons)

Minimum wage laws can affect businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.

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March 30, 2022

Salt Bae’s Sprinkle of First Impression: Eleventh Circuit Holds Mandatory Service Charges Are Not “Tips” and May Be Used to Satisfy FLSA Wage Requirements

The 11th Circuit recently upheld a decision that an 18% restaurant service fee was not a “tip” and was properly used by the restaurant to satisfy its minimum wage obligations under the FLSA and requirements of the Section 207(i) FLSA exemption.

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March 10, 2022

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Puerto Rico Government Eliminates Most COVID-19 Restrictions

Puerto Rico Governor Pierluisi has issued Executive Order 2022-019, drastically changing previously issued COVID-19 measures and guidelines by eliminating most requirements regarding masks, capacity limits and vaccination mandates.

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March 3, 2022

Decreasing Prospects for Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage to $15

The centerpiece of the Biden administration’s labor and jobs agenda is an increase in the federal hourly minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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February 17, 2022

Booster Mandates for Puerto Rico Employees and Additional COVID-19 Measures

Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi has issued three news executive orders revising travelers’ declaration requirements, relaxing COVID-19 restrictions and providing for additional vaccine booster mandates for certain employees.

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