“Restaurant Hospitality” Publishes Thomas’ Guidance on Service Fees

Restaurant Hospitality published Mr. Thomas’ guidance on the new trend – restaurants and bars eliminating tipping and, instead, charging customers “service fees.”  The practice has costly risks, unless implemented thoughtfully.…

California Employers Must Now Provide Paid Sick Leave Under New State Law

The State’s new paid sick leave law requires for the first time that employers provide employees with paid sick leave.  The law imposes new obligations on employers – to choose…

Restaurant Hospitality Publishes Thomas

New law puts California operators in labor bind Effective January 1, 2015, restaurants, bars, hotels and other businesses that bring in workers through other companies – such as outside valet…

InsideCounsel Interviews Mr. Thomas

Of the many talented employment litigators in California, InsideCounsel called on Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas, Esq., to explain new California legislation of importance to restaurants, bars, hotels, commercial property owners,…

2015 Annual Employment Law Update

On January 23, 2015, Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas, Esq. and Vicky Brown, SPHR of Idomeneo Enterprises hosted a webinar discussing new California and federal provisions that went into effect January…

Paid Sick Leave Imposes New Burden

Provisions enacted in September requiring virtually all California employers to provide paid sick leave to employees — the seven-page long Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act – impose on employers extensive new legal obligations…

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