While the status of the federal minimum wage remains in flux, states (including California) and municipalities (e.g., Santa Monica, San Francisco, Seattle) have taken unilateral action to increase minimum wages, impacting many industries, hospitality included. Lawyers at M&R understand the ramifications of such wage hikes (both legal and operational) for hotel, resort and restaurant owners/operators, and provide counsel as to how to navigate the changing minimum wage landscape with an emphasis on profit maximization.
- Nation's Restaurant News, February 1, 2017
- No Relief in Sight: Ninth Circuit Refuses to Block LA Hotel Minimum Wage Ordinance August 26, 2016
- CA Increases Paid Family Leave Benefits August 2, 2016
- “Side Work” Lawsuits Brought by Restaurant Employees on the Rise April 22, 2016