Anytime a hotel owner begins serious negotiations with a hotel manager, he or she is likely to be presented with the manager’s standard form of management agreement. The Manager’s Standard Form Not surprisingly, the standard agreement will be the best case scenario for the manager. It will provide the optimum term, best termination rights, and […]
This article first appeared in Hotel Business. Recent court decisions indicate that the tables may be turning against unions that practice abusive tactics against employers. In general, unions enjoy a wide range of protections under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when engaging in organizing activities, electioneering or campaigning to obtain employer or employee support. […]
Smoking has long presented a challenge to the hospitality industry. Perhaps unique among all industries, hotels, restaurants and bars are in the position of catering (or trying to cater) to two opposing groups simultaneously — smokers and non-smokers. The industry has worked to address the desires of these two groups for years, creating smoking and […]
Michael Gold’s article "What the Courts Want You to Do About Information Technology and What You Can Get Out of It" (co-authored by Nevin Sanli) appeared in the February 2007 edition of Sanli, Pastore & Hill’s Valorem Principia – The Principles of Value.