Employee wage and hour disputes are among the most common and substantial risks facing businesses in the hospitality industry – costly lawsuits can result if employers are not vigilant in their compliance practices. In this course, Tannenbaum Helpern employment law attorneys Andrew W. Singer and Jason B. Klimpl discuss best practices that businesses can utilize to minimize the legal risks associated with employee compensation, as well as suggestions for handling related litigation and other disputes. For instance, Andrew and Jason address what employers in the hospitality industry must do to properly track employee hours worked, calculate and pay overtime, maintain proper records, take a tip credit, and much more. The presenters also provide an update on federal wage regulations and recent case law affecting hospitality employers.
I. Understand the fundamentals of employee compensation requirements in the hospitality industry
II. Recognize best practices that hospitality establishments can adopt to mitigate the risks of employee wage and hour disputes
III. Develop and implement policies and agreements to defend against employee lawsuits
IV. Identify recent regulations and case law affecting hospitality employers
Andrew W. Singer leads Tannenbaum Helpern's Employment Law Practice Group, which offers a full spectrum of legal services from everyday counseling to complex employment litigation. With extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, he regularly advises companies with various human resource and compliance issues:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Andrew has been selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Jason is a partner in the Employment Law Group of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP. In this capacity, he advises clients on a broad range of employment law matters, such as wage and hour compliance; healthcare; equal opportunity actions and policies; employment agreements and restrictive covenants; independent contractor and consulting issues, reductions in force; technology and privacy concerns; and other human resources counseling.
Jason is also the Associate General Counsel of the New York Staffing Association, and is heavily involved in legal and legislative efforts to support the staffing industry.
Jason has written numerous employment law articles and is a contributing faculty member of both Lawline and the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. Jason is also a member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s Speakers Bureau and Help Desk.
Awarded Martindale-Hubbell “Preeminent” peer review rating.
Named 2013 -2019 New York Super Lawyer (Rising Star).
Finally, the New York Enterprise Report named Jason the winner of the 2012 Best Attorneys and Accountants “Rising Star Attorney” category.
Excellent presentation, detailed and comprehensive.
Thought all of the speakers were good
Best class I've heard on Lawline - speakers were very informed and effective
The course was very good.
Very relevant material. I deal with these issues in my business. Well organized presentation
These guys were very good.
Another good program. Thank you.
Conversational dual presentation is an effective and user-friendly format.
Excellent all around.
Extra interesting! Enjoyed this course! Very informative!
The course was satisfactory.
Both speakers were extremely well informed and knew how to communicate with their audience. Excellent presentation.
Great Video, Thank you.
All CLE classes ought to be practical like this one was.
Great course - terrific presentation by Messrs. Singer and Klimpl
Very important course for the bbusiness attorney
Good info esp if you have small business clients.
Interesting and easy to listen to and absorb
this is great for people in the hospitalitiy industry on either side of the fence.
Best program yet!
Extremely knowledgeable faculty.
i learnt a great deal.
faculty extremely knowledgable.
The delivery was comprehensive and professional.
great presentation!! would definitely watch more employment law CLEs with them.
Very good overview of a complex set of legal requirements.
Very good actually. Knowledgeable speakers with real practical info.
My favorite course so far! Very interesting and engaging speakers and topic!
Presenters were extremely clear and articulate; slides were relevant and substantive
Very helpful and informative.
Interesting and well paced -- makes me appreciate labour law in ways I never did before
Excellent faculty. Very informative, easy to follow & kept it interesting. Thanks!
excellent presentation. I really liked the dueling commentary.