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Hospitality Industry – Returning to Work: One Step at a Time

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



June 9
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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About the Webinar:

Prior to reopening your restaurant or hotel, consideration needs to be given to a host of human resource and workplace legal issues. This webinar will review the status of employees post shutdown; startup/onboarding issues; wage and hourly liability; avoiding discrimination lawsuits; accommodating disabilities and minimizing legal risks.

About the Speakers:

About the Speakers:

Carolyn Richmond is Co-Chair of the Hospitality Practice Group for Fox Rothschild, LLP. She counsels employers in the hospitality industry. Ms. Richmond has extensive experience litigating wage and hour class actions, restrictive covenants and employment discrimination cases. In 2019, Cornell University’s ILR School awarded her the Judge William B. Groat prize, the school’s highest honor.

Alex Bogdan is a labor and employment attorney with Fox Rothschild, LLC and has worked with clients in a wide array of industries including hospitality. He represents small businesses as well as national and international clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage-and-hour, discrimination and sexual harassment litigation. He works closely with clients to advise them on compliance with local, state and federal laws regarding hiring and termination, discipline, discrimination, retaliation and wages and has significant experience drafting labor and employment handbooks and policies and procedures.


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QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

This program is supported in part through funding from Empire State Development.

This program is supported in part through funding from the office of the Queens Borough President.


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