RIW Hospitality and Real Estate Attorney Adam Barnosky’s recent article on Food halls and “micro-business” in downtown Boston was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal. Check out the Full article.
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RIW Real Estate Partner Michael Rosen advocates for the paramount importance of zoning bylaws in recent cannabis land use case
RIW Real Estate attorney Michael Rosen quoted in Lawyers Weekly article regarding Marijuana Business in Land Court. Full article.
Starting January 1, 2019, the “Grand Bargain” Law, in addition to increasing the minimum wage from $11 to $12 per hour, changed both the tip credit employees receive and how tip credit is calculated. The changes in calculation could have a significant impact on restaurant’s payroll practices in the short term. The tip credit allows…
RIW employment attorney Dave Robinson quoted in Boston Herald article regarding Recreational Marijuana Legal Ramifications
RIW employment attorney Dave Robinson quoted in Boston Herald article regarding Recreational Marijuana Legal Ramifications. Full article.
In this issue on the RIW At Your Service Newsletter: Upcoming Industry Events Articles: – Ten Considerations When Negotiating Your Restaurant Construction Contract – Client Alert: Updates Coming to the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission Marketing Corner Industry Trends/News Client News Events & Participation Check out the full At Your Service Newsletter: September 2018 Edition
On September 5, 2018 the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) held an outreach seminar with attorneys and municipal counsel to discuss new rules and procedures covering retail license applications, annual renewals, website updates, and more. Information was provided by Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and ABCC leadership, including: Commissioner Jean Lorizio, Executive Director Ralph…
Opening a restaurant is an exciting time, but an owner must take care while negotiating the construction contract to protect itself and anticipate the key issues that may arise during the project. Below are ten issues to consider when drafting and negotiating your construction contract. 1. Avoid cost-plus contracts. Cost-plus contracts should be avoided for…
RIW attorney Mike Duffy was recently published in the New England Real Estate Journal on “Building community beware: Risks rising along with the tides.” Full article.
On July 1, 2018 the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (“MEPA”) went into effect, which combats gender-based pay disparities within Massachusetts. The goal of MEPA is to ensure fairness and equity in the workplace while clarifying what constitutes unlawful wage discrimination. With its more liberal application and multiple damages, employers must become aware of the implications…
RIW employment attorney Dave Robinson quoted in Boston Globe article on Massachusetts’ new pay equity law
RIW employment attorney Dave Robinson quoted in Boston Globe article on Massachusetts’ new pay equity law: Full article.