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New Jersey To Require Hotel Employers To Provide "Panic Devices" To Employees
On June 11, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law requiring covered hotels to provide "panic devices" to employees engaged in "housekeeping or room service duties."
United States
1 Jul 2019
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fairest Of Them All: Philadelphia's Fair Workweek Law?
Seyfarth Synopsis: Philadelphia joins the ranks of other cities after passing its own predictable scheduling law.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Phone, Wallet, Keys . . . Panic Button? Hotel Employee Panic Device Bill Advanced To New Jersey Senate For Further Consideration
Seyfarth Synopsis: On December 3, 2018, the New Jersey Senate Labor Committee unanimously advanced a bill that would require covered hotels to provide "panic devices" to certain employees.
United States
20 Dec 2018
FDA Menu Labeling Rules To Unfreeze
Certain restaurants, grocers, and other food establishments will soon be required to comply with the Food and Drug Administration's ("FDA") menu labeling rules. The FDA previously finalized menu labeling rules ...
United States
9 May 2018
California Hotel Workers Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Regulation To Take Effect July 1, 2018
On March 9, 2018, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the new regulation that will require hotels and other lodging establishments ...
United States
16 Mar 2018
California Moves Closer To Regulating Hotels Toward Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention
This past week, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board approved a new regulation that will require hotels and other lodging establishments (such as resorts and bed and breakfast inns) to implement new requirements...
United States
30 Jan 2018
Click For Backup: New Ordinance Requires Chicago Hotels To Provide Staff With "Panic Buttons"
On October 11, 2017, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will require Chicago hotels to provide certain staff with "panic buttons" and develop enhanced anti-sexual harassment policies.
United States
31 Oct 2017
Ninth Circuit "Tips" Away From Prior Decision, Finds Pooling Rules Applicable
As we have reported previously, restaurant trade associations in Washington and Oregon challenged the Department's 2011 final rule amending the tip pool regulations.
United States
3 Mar 2016
Tip-Toeing Around Class Actions: Can A "No Tipping" Policy End Wage And Hour Litigation In The Hospitality Industry?
Joining a budding national trend, renowned restaurateur Danny Meyer of Union Square Hospitality Group last week announced that he will eliminate formal tipping at his restaurants starting in 2016.
United States
28 Oct 2015
FDA Delays Calorie Disclosure And Menu Labeling Compliance For One Year
Restaurants now have an additional year to revise their menu boards to comply with the Food and Drug Administration's new menu labeling rules.
United States
10 Aug 2015
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