Food and beverage industry employers may require their employees to change into protective clothing or gear before and after their shifts for regulatory, sanitary or safety reasons. The time employees spend "donning and doffing" protective clothing or gear may be compensable working time.
Wisconsin's hospitality industry remains significant to the state's economy. With peak tourism season just around the corner, restaurants, hotels and resorts should take advantage of these last few days of spring to brush up on the following five employment law issues facing employers in the hospitality industry.
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act would significantly reduce the federal taxes on local craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Learn how you can make a difference by contacting a Wisconsin Representative in support of the legislation while enjoying a cold, Wisconsin-made beverage of your choice.