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May 13, 2020
Business Interruption Insurance Claims: What You Need To Know Now

As the restaurant and foodservice industry continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19 and government shut-down orders, many have sought business interruption coverage under commercial property insurance policies.

February 27, 2020
An Overview of the Joint Employer Final Rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor and the NLRB

In early 2020, both the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board announced final rules to revise and update each agency's regulations interpreting joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Register to learn more about these updated guidances.

December 4, 2019
Get Ready: California Consumer Privacy Act Goes Into Effect Jan. 1, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will usher in a host of complex rules and regulations once it officially goes into effect on January 1, 2020, especially on practices related to IT and marketing.

November 13, 2019
Get Ready: New Overtime Rules in Effect Jan. 1, 2020

Learn what steps you need to take to come into compliance with the new federal overtime rule.

October 10, 2019
Protect Yourself from IRS-issued 226-J Letters

Employers with more than 50 full-time employees need to be able to prove they offered health care to those eligible to sign up.

June 19, 2019
How to Protect Your Brand While Promoting Your Brand

Get expert tips to protect your intellectual property, or IP, and follow the advertising rules as you tap into new marketing opportunities.

May 8, 2019
How to Handle “Shakedown” Lawsuits and Emerging Litigation Trends

Join BakerHostetler and the Restaurant Law Center for tips on what to do and what not to do if you’re involved in a “shakedown” lawsuit.

April 9, 2019
Compliance Challenges as NYC Targets Restaurant Industry

Learn about the increasing compliance challenges restaurant operators face as New York City targets the industry with anti-business ordinances.

March 25, 2019
DOL's New Overtime Proposal: What's in It, What's Next

Learn how the Labor Department's proposal to revise federal overtime rules could affect your restaurant company.

January 23, 2019
Tipped Employees and Side Work under the FLSA

Recent litigation and new Labor Department guidance help clarify the treatment of tipped employees' side duties.

January 16, 2019
The End of Loyalty Programs: Assessing California's New Privacy Law

California's Consumer Privacy Act has deep implications for the restaurant industry.

January 9, 2019
Active Shooters in the Workplace: Key Strategies

Learn how to prevent and respond to active-shooter incidents in the workplace.

December 12, 2018
Antitrust Laws for Restaurant HR Professionals

Find out how federal antitrust laws apply to employers. Learn how federal agencies are taking direct aim at agreements that affect competition in the labor force.

July 19, 2018
Arbitration Agreements with Class-action Waivers

Discover how lower courts could interpret and apply a Supreme Court decision related to arbitration agreements.

June 20, 2018
Menu Labeling Guidance from the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration explains recent guidance to help restaurants comply with new menu-labeling rules.

November 16, 2017
Making Your Website Accessible

Discover how to make your restaurant's website accessible to people with disabilities. The National Restaurant Association co-presented the webinar with Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.

February 27, 2017
President Trump's Immigration Orders

Our Restaurant Law Center looks at immigration-law enforcement during the Trump Administration.

February 22, 2017
Unclaimed-Property Audits: A Growing Risk for Restaurants

The stakes are high with unclaimed-property audits – and restaurants face particular risks and challenges. Get an overview of what’s happening.

August 2, 2016
Workplace Violence Prevention in the Age of the Active Shooter

Recent active-shooter events leave employers grappling with questions about steps they should take -- or are legally obligated to take -- to keep employees safe from harm.

September 16, 2015
NLRB’s New Joint-employer Standard

An August 2015 decision by the National Labor Relations Board moves away from the well-settled joint-employer standard.

July 29, 2015
I-9 and E-Verify Compliance

Learn the do's and don'ts of completing I-9 forms and using E-Verify.