January 12th, 2011: Important information for restaurant employers!
The Department of Labor released the new wage order for the hospitality industry effective January 1st, 2011. New laws include a minimum wage of $5.00/ hour for tipped employees, as well as clarifications on issues like illegal deductions and services charges vs. gratuities. Further information can be found here.
ROC-NY is dedicated to improving the Restaurant Industry as a whole, and that means working with owners as well as our members. We have a number of programs to assist owners in improving both their workplace and workforce.
ROC-NY works closely with many New York City restaurants, providing them with member-based employee placement. We are dedicated to assisting owners in selecting the most skilled and well-trained workers to fit their workforce needs.
For information regarding employee placement, please contact Leslie Escobosa by phone (212) 343-1771 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW YORK CITY RESTAURANT INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLE:
The New York Restaurant Industry (NYCRI) Roundtable is a regular convening of restaurant owners, workers, government agencies and city officials who meet regularly to address issues that affect the workplace, setting the trend for integrity, respect, and good working conditions in the New York City restaurant industry.
For further information regarding the NYCRI Roundtable, please contact Tatiana Bejar by phone (212) 343-1771 or email email@example.com.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT WORKSHOPS:
The ROC-NY Women's Committee conducts Sexual Harassment Workshops in order to spread education about sexual harassment and foster healthy work environments for all workers in the restaurant industry. Workshops are generally conducted for the entire restaurant staff, but special management-oriented trainings are available upon request.
For further information regarding our Sexual Harassment Workshops, please contact Daisy Chung by phone (212) 343-1771 ex. 19 or email firstname.lastname@example.org