IMPORTANT MINIMUM WAGE COMPLIANCE NOTIFICATION

All Florida employers are required to post the current minimum wage in their place of business where an employee can see it. Starting September 30, the minimum wage in Florida will increase to $10 an hour, and the required cash wage for tipped employees will increase to $6.98.In order to be compliant with employee notification Read More

FEMA Activates Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program for Hurricane Ida Survivors – Fact Sheet

FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance has been activated for Louisiana survivors allowing for short-term, emergency sheltering options in participating hotels. In order to receive sheltering assistance, start by applying for assistance. You must have a FEMA registration ID and approval from FEMA to participate. If FEMA has reached out to you about sheltering assistance, you can look up Read More

Survey: 67% OF BUSINESS TRAVELERS TO REDUCE TRIPS AMID RISING COVID-19 CASES

Most Are Likely to Cancel Existing Trips Without Rescheduling WASHINGTON (August 31, 2021) – U.S. business travelers are scaling back travel plans amid rising COVID-19 cases, with 67% planning to take fewer trips, 52% likely to cancel existing travel plans without rescheduling, and 60% planning to postpone existing travel plans, according to a new national Read More

NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION RELEASES 2021 MID-YEAR STATE OF THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY UPDATE

Positive trends improve industry outlook; uncertainty and waning consumer confidence could impact long-term rebuilding Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Restaurant Association released a mid-year supplement to the 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report, which illustrates the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the restaurant industry. The report provides an updated look at Read More