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PIHE: 12th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards

The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration has selected Randell A. Smith, chairman and co-founder of STR, to receive the 2020 Cornell Hospitality Icon of the Industry Award, and Elizabeth Blau MS ’97, Chief Executive Officer, Blau & Associates to receive the 2020 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award. We look forward to celebrating with Randell and […]

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PIHE/CIHF: Building Guest Confidence: Making Hospitality Safe

No industry has been hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic than hospitality. Numerous hotels were forced to close, while those that remained open were often operating at occupancy rates lower than 10%. As more hotels begin to reopen, they are faced with a variety of questions ranging from how to go about attracting wary guests […]

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CIHLER: Opening the Door in the Hospitality Industry: Legal Challenges in the Wake of COVID-19 – Session 3

COVID-19 has irrevocably altered the way virtually all employers conduct their business, but for the hospitality industry the pandemic has created significant disruption and unavoidable challenges. Please join Jackson Lewis P.C. and The Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) for a roundtable webinar series to discuss critical issues that hospitality businesses […]

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C&I: Leading Our Industry Forward: A Conversation with Two Top Global Industry Leaders

The hospitality industry is facing an unprecedented time in its storied history. As we plan for our industry’s recovery, we need to understand and prepare for a new way of doing business. Hospitality leaders around the world face tough decisions about how to steer their companies forward after an incredibly tough period. To weather the […]

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CIHLER: What’s Going On? Lessons From Current COVID-19 Workplace Litigation Trends

Leaders of our nationwide wage and hour practice group will examine COVID-19 related workplace litigation, building on the group’s COVID-19 Workplace Litigation Tracker and the lessons employers can learn from these cases. With an emphasis on practical guidance for employers, our team will address: Overview of COVID-19 related litigation activity involving employee compensation Subject matter trends in […]

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CIHLER: Opening the Door in the Hospitality Industry: Legal Challenges in the Wake of COVID-19 – Session 2

COVID-19 has irrevocably altered the way virtually all employers conduct their business, but for the hospitality industry the pandemic has created significant disruption and unavoidable challenges. Please join Jackson Lewis P.C. and The Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) for a roundtable webinar series to discuss critical issues that hospitality businesses […]

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CIHLER: PwC’s Q2 2020 Quarterly accounting webcast (6/17, 6/23 and 6/29)

Join our Quarterly accounting webcast to stay up to date on the accounting, regulatory, and market developments you need to know to succeed in the current environment. We are offering three sessions for this webcast. Since the content for these sessions will be the same, participants are only eligible to receive CPE for attending one […]

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CIHLER: The New Normal? Post-Pandemic Planning and Return to Work Considerations in the Age of COVID-19

Cassandra Labbees, Member of the Firm, will co-present “The New Normal? Post-Pandemic Planning and Return to Work Considerations in the Age of COVID-19,” a webinar hosted by the Garden State Bar Association (GSBA). This webinar will discuss post-pandemic planning and return to work topics, including: OSHA Guidance: Return to Work Principles Fueling Disability Accommodation and the […]

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CIHLER: Labor Relations in the COVID-19 Era

In the wake of COVID-19, workplace safety, job security and unemployment have risen to the forefront of the national conversation. Employee activism is on the rise, and “grassroots” protests and labor unions have begun fanning the flames of fear and corporate distrust over these deeply personal issues. As businesses reopen, employers must be prepared to […]

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CIHLER: Best Practices For A Smart Restart: Employee Benefits To-Dos For The Rest Of 2020

This benefits update will discuss best practices for a smart restart of businesses and organizations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our benefits attorneys will walk you through recent relief provided to plan sponsors, fiduciaries and participants and will discuss organizational to-dos. The speakers will address recent guidance from the IRS and Department of […]