UPDATE: SLA says certain Brunch Specials with Alcohol Are Ok
After receiving multiple inquiries from members about the legality of restaurants offering "bottomless brunches and unlimited drink specials," the New York City Hospitality Alliance issued a member alert citing the NYS Liquor Authority's law (SLA) on this issue. A media frenzy ensued and many restaurateurs and the "bottomless brunch" loving public were frustrated to learn about the details of the law, that was unknown to so many people.
The great news is that all of the media attention created by The Alliance's alert on TV, in newspapers and blogs caused the SLA to issue the following statement on February 26, 2014 indicating and clarifying that not all alcohol related brunch specials are unlawful... Click here to read the full update and clarification from the SLA ›
Employers Must Post Pregnancy Sign
As a reminder, on October 2, 2013, then Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law ("CHRL") that was unanimously passed by the New York City Council. This law requires employers with at least four employees within the City of New York to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees.
Effective on January 30, 2014, New York City employers must provide “reasonable accommodations to pregnant women and those who suffer medical conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth.” Find out more about these accommodations & download the Pregnancy & Employment Rights poster ›
New Blog-Political Foodie:A Peek Inside the "Political Kitchen"
In his new blog post, Political Foodie, Andrew Rigie gives you a peek into the "Political Kitchen" formally called City Hall, and shares a video of The Alliance's counsel Rob Bookman testifying at the recent hearing on the proposed expansion of the Paid Sick Leave law. Click here to read 'A Peek Inside the "Political Kitchen" & watch the video! ›
We Now Offer Mock Health Inspections
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C Letter Grade = Expensive Fines. Bad Image. Loss of Business.
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NYC Checklist for Required Signs for Restaurants and Bars
Restaurant and nightlife businesses are required to post a variety of federal, state and city signs & permits conspicuously to their employees, customers and inspectors.
Keeping track of all of them can be time consuming and confusing!
Wouldn't it be great if your business had a comprehensive checklist of all required postings??? Now you do! Click here for more information & to download the checklist ›