Delivering Hospitality Employment Law & Safety News to HR Professionals

April 2018
Legal Experts Outline Challenges for the Hotel Industry
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"Sexual harassment, exploitation and GDPR compliance took center stage during the first day of the Hospitality Law Conference, where legal and hotel industry experts addressed the current state of these issues and what hoteliers can do to address them.

Sexual Harassment
Though the number of workplace sexual harassment claims made to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has not increased so far in 2018, said Andria Ryan, partner at Fisher Phillips, insurance companies are reporting an increasing number of demand letters from their clients. It’s likely there will be more claims coming through, she said during her presentation "Harassment in the hospitality Industry—how to avoid being the next #MeToo."

This is the time to stand back and look at the culture, she said."

The Hospitality Law Conference: Series 2.0
How To Prepare for An ICE Raid on Your Workplace

"An employer that’s been subpoenaed then has at least three business days to provide ICE with Form I-9s and related documentation. Since employers can never know whether they’ll be inspected, their best protection is preparation."
US Immigration & Customs Enforcement - The First and Only Workplace Misconduct, Theft, and Fraud Reporting Platform for the Hospitality Industry
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Restaurant, Hotel Workers Lead the Pack in Marijuana Use
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YouTube Shooting Raises New Questions: Are Employers Responsible for Keeping Workers Safe in Active Shooter Situations?
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