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  • November 10 2020

    Ilan Weiser and Nicole Vescova wrote an article for Total Food Service:  Leave Your Politics at the Door (and off Facebook) When Working for My Restaurant.

    Click here to read the article.

  • October 29 2020

    Mandatory Employee Harassment Prevention Training

    2020 has brought many changes to our lives and workplaces, but one thing has not changed– mandatory annual harassment prevention training for all New York State employees.

    Click here to register.

  • October 29 2020

    Valerie Bluth and Maria Louisa Bianco wrote an article for Total Food Service titled: Indoor Dining Returns to New York City: What Restaurateurs Need to Know.

    Click here to read the article.

  • October 28 2020

    Client Alert:  New York State Paid Sick Leave FAQs & NYC Posting Obligation

    As per our previous Client Alert, New York passed a State Sick Leave Law (“State Sick Leave Law”) requiring employers of all sizes to provide a certain amount of sick leave to be used for certain medical and safety-related reasons (“Sick Leave”).

    Click here to read the alert.

  • October 20 2020

    Client Alert: COVID-19 Surcharge Now Legal in NYC

    Effective October 16, 2020, NYC restaurants and other food service establishments are permitted to add a “COVID-19 Recovery Charge” to customer checks.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • October 15 2020

    REMINDER: New York’s Updated Voting Leave Requirements

    Election Day is right around the corner, and employers should be aware of their obligations with respect employees who may need time off from work to vote.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • September 23 2020

    One Week to NYC Indoor Dining

    Though it seemed like this day would never come, NYC restaurants are finally permitted to reopen for indoor dining on September 30, 2020.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • September 21 2020

    Client Alert: NYC COVID-19 Restaurant Recovery Surcharge

    In response to the significant struggles restaurants have faced since the onset of COVID-19, last week, the New York City Council approved a bill that temporarily allows restaurants and other food service establishments to add a “COVID-19 Recovery Charge” to customers’ checks.

    Click here to read the alert.

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