Perspectives on Hospitality
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On October 13, 2021, the EEOC once again issued updated FAQs concerning the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, among others, to issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In April, Houston Methodist Hospital announced its decision to mandate the COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. One hundred seventeen employees sued to block the mandate.
Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission expanded its technical assistance to address COVID-19 vaccinations. Here are some of the highlights.
As the world looks to move forward with employees either returning to the workplace or staying remote, there are a host of new laws and regulations that need to be understood and complied with. This timely webinar is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan Black Bar Association's Labor and Employment Secti
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 42 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
There’s One for You, Nineteen for Me: Biden Aims To Raise $1.5 Trillion by Raising Tax Rates and Eliminating Like-Kind Exchanges for Wealthy
In March, following the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, President Biden announced the American Jobs Plan, an infrastructure spending plan, and the Made in America Tax Plan, a tax reform plan that seeks to raise corporate income taxes.
With COVID-19 vaccinations increasing, interest has grown in developing COVID-19 passports, digitized verification that the bearer has been fully inoculated against the virus. Last week, however, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order banning them in his state.
Employers should be mindful of this new leave law understanding that they may not take any adverse action, discriminate, or retaliate against an employee for requesting leave to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Both practical and legal issues will need to be resolved, but as of today, the EEOC has signaled that mandatory COVID vaccinations are lawful for the vast majority of employees.
Updated Benefits for Senior Living Facility Owners and Operators
Effective October 30, 2020, the Federal Reserve updated its Term Sheets and Frequently Asked Questions (the “Updated FAQs”) describing the Main Street Lending Program (the “Program”) to expand the number of businesses that may be eligible to borrow under the Program.
As travel increases despite ongoing pandemic concerns, hotel operators must address how to welcome back the increased workforce needed to care for more guests.
Low Applicable Federal Rates Provide Flexibility in Reducing or Forgiving Interest without Adverse Tax Consequences
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has caused significant financial hardship in the hospitality industry.
In response to public feedback to the initial terms of the Main Street Lending Program, the Federal Reserve Board announced on April 30, 2020, an expansion of the loan options available to businesses and an increase in the maximum size of businesses that are eligible to borrow under the Program.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 29 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
The Main Street Lending Program (the Program) is separated into two distinct facilities – the Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF) and the Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF). The points below outline why the Program could be attractive to hotel owners, hotel operators, and their lenders.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that it represented José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup in negotiations to operate two signature restaurants – and other dining services – in The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad, a $500-million skyscraper in Manhattan slated to open in 2021.
IP Partner Pamela M. Deese is a featured speaker at the Brand Protection Summit, co-hosted by CounterFind and Warner Music Group on November 7th, 2019 in New York.
Arent Fox Sports Practice Group Leader and San Francisco Managing Partner Rich Brand will be moderating the panel, “Notable New Developments,” at Bisnow’s Bay Area Hospitality Summit at the Fairmont San Francisco in San Francisco, CA on October 24, 2019.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
On December 28, 2018 Governor Charles Baker signed H.B. 4841, a bill to take effect on July 1, that will expand the state’s occupancy tax to include short-term rentals and open the potential for local taxes on top of the state levy.