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September 19, 2018

Full 9th Circuit Approves "20% Rule" for Tipped Employees

On September 18, 2018, the Ninth Circuit held that the DOL guidance on tip credits is entitled to deference, meaning that the 20% Rule is alive and well, at least in the Ninth Circuit.

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August 8, 2018

Refusing to Serve the Alt-Right: Recommendations for DC Area Businesses Hoping to Exclude Hate Group Members from Entry

With the growth of the Alt-Right and other hate groups, business owners face increased challenges to uphold values of diversity, ensure employee and customer safety, and protect their brand from association with customers’ possible bigotry.

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August 7, 2018

New Cal/OSHA Housekeeper Injury Prevention Rules Now in Effect

California's newly implemented Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP) regulation recently took effect.

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July 27, 2018

The Sexual Harassment Problem in the Food and Hospitality Industries

Given the risks inherent in the food and hospitality industries, as well as the spotlight #MeToo has shone on different industries’ policies and practices, food and hospitality employers should pay particular attention to harassment complaints.

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July 2, 2018

NYC May Start Enforcing its Law Requiring Fast Food Employers to Facilitate Payroll Deductions to Fund Contributions to Certain Not-For-Profit Organizations

Last June, New York City passed legislation that significantly reduced fast food and retail employers’ flexibility in crafting schedules to meet their legitimate business needs.

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June 29, 2018

Hotel California: Annual Minimum Wage Increases Take Place on July 1

Hotel employees in Santa Monica, Long Beach, and Los Angeles, California are entitled to a minimum wage increase, effective July 1, 2018.

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June 21, 2018

The District of Columbia Eliminates the "Tip Credit"

Residents of the District Columbia voted to approve Initiative 77, which will incrementally phase out the “tip credit” that many employers use as an offset towards their minimum wage obligations to employees who also earn tips.

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May 24, 2018

Don't "Panic": A New Legislative Trend for Hotel Employers?

Bruce Sarchet and Corinn Jackson review the burgeoning popularity of laws requiring hotel employers to provide certain workers with panic buttons to be used in emergencies.

Insight
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September 18, 2017

Who Could Have Predicted? Fair Scheduling Requirements Pose Compliance Challenges for Retail, Restaurant and Other Employers

Predictive or fair scheduling requirements, which have been adopted in six major jurisdictions to date, are threatening to rival paid sick leave in breadth and complexity.

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August 14, 2017

New Oregon Law Imposes Scheduling and Working Hours Obligations on Employers

A new Oregon statute will require certain large employers to provide their Oregon employees with advance notice of their work schedules. The notice period will initially be 7 days starting next year before increasing to 14 days in 2020.

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