Hospitality

Seyfarth Shaw labor and employment attorneys have represented hundreds of employers in all sectors of the hospitality industry, including hotels and hotel chains, resorts, restaurants, hotel management companies, gaming and racing establishments, clubs and golf courses, sports franchises, and hotel property owners, such as REITs and PEFs.

Our representation includes the full range of labor and employment issues, including but not limited to:

  • Negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements for both small employers and large multi-employer and citywide bargaining groups

  • Defending against class actions and other claims of discrimination, wage-hour violations, and denial of disability accommodations

  • Discrimination claims made by customers and guests, including those arising under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Representing companies in government audits

  • Providing comprehensive business immigration services

  • Affirmative action plan development and compliance

  • Environmental safety and health services

  • International and multijurisdictional employment law work

  • Long-term strategic and day-to-day counseling

Our labor and employment attorneys are frequent speakers on issues specific to hospitality industry employers. We often present in-house breakfast briefings and webinars on topics specific to the hospitality industry. We also collaborate with hospitality industry associations to present briefings and webinars, and frequently publish articles on topics specific to hospitality employers.

Seyfarth also provides management training through Seyfarth Shaw at Work®, including discrimination and harassment, workplace violence, and corporate ethics and compliance training, designed for the hospitality employer’s culture, business needs, and policies.