NJ Governor Again Increases Permissible Size of Gatherings and Clarifies the Meaning of "Outdoor Area" for Purposes of Outdoor Dining

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 30 Jun

On June 22, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 156 ("EO 156"), which, effective immediately, increases the permissible numb

New Jersey Governor Extends Public Health Emergency Until July 4, 2020

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 9 Jun

Citing the continuing need to protect the New Jersey residents from COVID-19 (even as the state ramps up its reopening), on June 4, 2020, New Jersey

Video: Mental Health Support for Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Employment Law This Week
Video: Mental Health Support for Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Employment Law This Week

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 27 May

As featured in #WorkforceWednesday: To support employee mental health, employers have important tools available, such as telemental health benefits,

Video: Telemental Health Benefits During COVID-19 - Employment Law This Week
Video: Telemental Health Benefits During COVID-19 - Employment Law This Week

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 22 May

As featured in #WorkforceWednesday: One way employers can support employee mental health in today’s environment is ensuring that their benefits offer

Protecting Lives and Livelihoods Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Overview of Return-to-Work Guidance and Related Legal Implications

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 29 Apr

In March 2020, as the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States began to emerge, state and local governments took historic steps to shut

California Governor Mandates Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers at Companies with 500 or More Employees

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 22 Apr

On April 16, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-51-20 (“Executive Order”), mandating supplemental paid sick leave for fo

Restaurant Group Severs Relationship with Mario Batali, Highlighting Long-Lasting Impact of Sexual Misconduct Allegations in the Hospitality Industry

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 8 Mar

On March 6, 2019, the 20-year business partnership between celebrity chef Mario Batali and the Bastianich family of restaurateurs, Batali & Bastianic

Trend to Watch: State Legislatures Target Restaurants for Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 25 Feb

In the New Year, two states – New Jersey and Illinois – have proposed legislation requiring restaurants to adopt a sexual harassment training policy

Industry Spotlights Webinar Series: Wage and Hour Developments Impacting Hospitality and Home Health Care Industries

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 28 Aug

In 2018, we have seen important new wage and hour developments unfolding on a seemingly weekly basis. To help you stay up to date and out of the cros