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DOL Issues Much Anticipated Regs and IRS Issues Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
April 3, 2020
By: Sidney R. Steinberg and David E. Renner

DOL Issues Third Round of Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 30, 2020
By: Sidney R. Steinberg and David E. Renner

DOL Issues Second Round of Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 27, 2020
By: Sidney R. Steinberg and David E. Renner

DOL Issues Initial Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Publishes Required Model Notice
March 26, 2020
By: Sidney R. Steinberg and David E. Renner

Employment Tax Aspects of the Coronavirus Response Act
March 24, 2020
By: James R. Malone, Jr.

Workers' Compensation Rights/ Obligations in Light of the Forced Government Shutdown Due to COVID-19
March 23, 2020
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi and Jill A. Gilden

EEOC Issues New Guidance for Managing COVID-19 Risks Consistent with the ADA
March 20, 2020
By: Sidney R. Steinberg and Daniel F. Thornton

President Signs Bill Requiring Employers to Provide Paid Leave to Employees Affected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19
March 19, 2020
By: Sidney R. Steinberg and David E. Renner

House Amends Bill Requiring Employers to Provide Paid Leave to Employees Affected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19
March 17, 2020
By: David E. Renner

U.S. House Passes Bill Requiring Employers to Provide Paid Leave to Employees Affected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19
March 16, 2020
By: David E. Renner

Class Action Risk for Hospitality and Retail Industries: Title III of the ADA and Gift Cards
November 5, 2019
By: Fara A. Cohen and Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule
September 24, 2019
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

Food Allergy Lawsuits on the Menu
August 8, 2019
By: Charles W. Spitz

PA Superior Court Decision a Reminder to Preserve Evidence and Evaluate Surveillance Policies
April 12, 2019
By: Charles W. Spitz and Joel H. Feigenbaum

Lawsuit Seeks to Hold Facebook and Hospitality Industry Liable for Human Trafficking
March 12, 2019
By: Charles W. Spitz

Philadelphia City Council Passes “Fair Workweek” Ordinance
December 17, 2018
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect
November 8, 2018
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum and

Beware of the ICE: Hospitality and Retail Industries Need to Prioritize Immigration Compliance
March 26, 2018
By: Charles W. Spitz

Sex Trafficking Continues to Raise Significant Concerns for the Hospitality Industry
March 16, 2018
By: Charles W. Spitz

Proposal Would Make More Pennsylvania Workers Eligible for Overtime
January 31, 2018
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

Steps Employers Can Take to Prevent and Respond to Claims of Sexual Harassment
December 4, 2017
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

PA Supreme Court: Blood Alcohol Content of Pedestrian Killed in Accident Admissible
October 5, 2017
By: Robert J. Balch and John W. Croumer

Liability for What Goes on Behind Closed Doors: Sex Trafficking and the Hospitality Industry's Privacy Tightrope
March 28, 2017
By: Abraham J. Rein, Charles W. Spitz, and Marc H. Perry

Entire DOL Overtime Rule Enjoined Nationwide
November 23, 2016
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

Department of Labor Announces Final Overtime Rule
May 18, 2016
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

Social Media and the NLRA: Lessons for Hospitality Employers from the NLRB's Chipotle Decision
March 28, 2016
By: Charles W. Spitz

States' Real ID Act Non-Compliance Could Impact Company Employees/Travel Agencies
January 12, 2016
By: Charles W. Spitz

FCC Takes on Hospitality Wi-Fi Management Again: More Sanctions, Unresolved Concerns
November 4, 2015
By: Abraham J. Rein and Charles W. Spitz

Recent Developments in FTC vs. Wyndham Underscore Importance of Cybersecurity Vigilance in the Hospitality Industry
March 30, 2015
By: Abraham J. Rein and Marc H. Perry

Philadelphia's Mandatory Sick Pay Ordinance Signals Businesses to Audit Current Wage Practices
February 24, 2015

Managing Wi-Fi Networks on Business Premises: Aggressive Enforcement and Unanswered Questions
February 2, 2015
By: Abraham J. Rein

NLRB's McDonald's Joint Employer Decision Sends Shock Waves Through Franchise Community
September 2, 2014
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A Grimm Reminder: “Routine” Employment Issues Can Lead to Serious (and Potentially Criminal) Headaches
May 1, 2014
By: Andrea M. Kirshenbaum

Time for Hospitality Employers to Prepare for Affordable Care Act Obligations
April 7, 2014
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Recent Hotel Incidents Serve as Cautionary Tales of Carbon Monoxide Health and Legal Risks
March 21, 2014
By: Charles W. Spitz

Bedbug Litigation from a Risk Management and Defense Perspective
December 14, 2010
By: Marc H. Perry