Hotel Online

Asheville partner Jonathan Yarbrough bylined an article considerations for employers as they develop responses to the COVID-19 pandemic for this hotel industry news site.

The full article is available here.

The hotel industry is being hit particularly hard by COVID-19 with occupancy rates plummeting for those hotels open during this crisis. Some hotels that are open are operating with a skeleton crew – with exempt managers working alongside hourly employees to ensure that hotel operations run as smoothly as possible under the circumstances. Still, these operating hotels must take precautions to ensure that staff are as safe as possible during this pandemic, while complying with the various, and seemingly ever-changing, employment laws.

Yarbrough offered advice on managing workplaces safely, wage and hour issues, and paid leave considerations.

The full article is available here.

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