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Labor & Employment Considerations for the Post- Pandemic New York Hospitality Employer

July 22, 2021

Approximately 16 months after COVID-19 forced New York to a screeching halt, many restaurants, hotels, bars, caterers and other hospitality establishments have reopened and employers must be aware of many labor and employment considerations.

This alert covers the following topics:

  • Special Charges for Banquets and Private Events: Administrative Fees or Gratuities?
  • Avoiding Age Discrimination When Bringing Back Employees
  • Repeating the Onboarding Process for Re-Hired Employees
  • Tip Credits and Other Allowances: Ensuring Compliant Pay Stubs
  • Employee Job Responsibilities: Complying With New York’s 80-20 Rule
  • Proper Classification and Pay of Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees
  • Harassment and Discrimination Claims: Preserving Employee Documents
  • Preparation of NY HERO Plans