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    • WAGE, HOUR AND TIP LAWSUITS ARE CRIPPLING THE NY RESTAURANT INDUSTRY
      Strict compliance with the law in this area is difficult given the myriad of laws that pertain to employee’s wages and tips in the restaurant industry. As such, some NY lawyers have taken aim at the industry and, as a result, eateries have paid out over $70 million in settlements over wage and tip complaints […] The post WAGE, HOUR AND TIP LAWSUITS ARE CRIPPLING THE NY RESTAURANT INDUSTRY appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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    • PRESENTING AT THE COMMUNITY BOARD – LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION
      You are required to provide the local Community Board (CB) with notice at least 30 days prior to filing an on-premise liquor license application the New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA). The CB may then put you on their hearing agenda to find out more about your project. At the CB hearing they may ask […] The post PRESENTING AT THE COMMUNITY BOARD – LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
      Mark B. Stumer & Associates, PC
    • RESTAURANTS SERVED WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUITS
      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has targeted the restaurant industry as the single largest source of sexual harassment claims. With all the media attention on the subject lately, the number of sexual harassment cases filed each year against restaurants and their owners are escalating at an all too rapid pace. Restaurant owners must now […] The post RESTAURANTS SERVED WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUITS appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
      Mark B. Stumer & Associates, PC
    • Your NYC Commercial Lease Should be Renegotiated Now
      If you own a restaurant, bar, hotel or nightclub in NYC, you should have your commercial lease renegotiated now. Why the urgency? NYC just passed a law which essentially invalidates personal guaranties on commercial leases for a limited period of time (Int. No. 1932-A). Specifically, if your commercial lease is accompanied by some form of […] The post Your NYC Commercial Lease Should be Renegotiated Now appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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    • Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) for NY Restaurants
      Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) for NY Restaurants The post Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) for NY Restaurants appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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    • Coronavirus (COVID 19) and NY Restaurants
      How the Coronavirus effects NY restaurants and bars and what can be done to minimize its financial damage. The post Coronavirus (COVID 19) and NY Restaurants appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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    • NYC Lactation Room Requirements
      Effective March 18, 2019, New York City employers will have to ensure that the room provided for expressing milk is in reasonable proximity to the employee’s work area, has a refrigerator for storing break milk, an electrical outlet, a chair, and a surface on which to place a breast pump and other personal items. The […] The post NYC Lactation Room Requirements appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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    • Should my New York based business be a Delaware LLC?
      The answer is very a simple and unequivocal, NO.  I decided to write this post because I get asked that question at least once a month and there is a lot of misinformation on the subject. Despite the correct answer being NO, many lawyers and accountants still advise otherwise based on their lack of understanding […] The post Should my New York based business be a Delaware LLC? appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
      Mark B. Stumer & Associates, PC
    • Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act Enacted
      On April 11, 2018, the New York City Council enacted a package of legislation referred to as the “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act,” described by the City Council as critical to creating safe workplaces in New York City. The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act passed one day after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo […] The post Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act Enacted appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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    • NYC Cabaret Law Will Be Repealed!
      The New York City Council overwhelmingly voted on October 31, 2017, to pass legislation (Int. 1652) that repeals the City’s longstanding Cabaret Law. At the same time, Int. 1652 retains certain security requirements of the old law for large establishments. The legislation has the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is expected to sign […] The post NYC Cabaret Law Will Be Repealed! appeared first on New York Restaurant Law. […]
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