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Hospitality: Labor & Employment

ArentFox Schiff advises our hospitality and leisure clients on complex and diverse labor and employment matters.

Our Work

  • Successfully advised hotels in connection with union organizing campaigns
  • Negotiated  various collective bargaining agreements on behalf of hotel owners and management companies
  • Defended hospitality clients in multiple labor arbitrations
  • Represented hotels in numerous proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Conducted due diligence with respect to labor and employment issues in hospitality transactions
  • Reviewed labor and employment provisions in an assortment of Purchase and Sale Agreements for hospitality transactions
  • Advised hospitality clients on compliance with the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and similar state laws
  • Defended numerous hotel clients against claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in proceedings before federal and state agencies and courts
  • Advised hospitality companies regarding compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Successfully defended hospitality companies in wage and hour litigation
  • Advised numerous hotels with respect to layoffs and furloughs, both prior to and during the pandemic
  • Prepared and negotiated various employment agreements for hotel company executives