|Sept. 20, 2019 | www.fisherphillips.com|
Can We Amazon-Prime An Employee?! How The Gig Economy And Technology Are Changing How Hospitality Companies Hire And Manage Their Workforces
The surge in popularity of the gig economy in recent years has largely been a positive trend. The gig economy has made it possible for us to Uber from place to place, hire housecleaners or handymen as needed, find a dog walker or babysitter at the last minute, and have just about any meal you want delivered to your door quickly. All with the touch of an app.
The New Jersey Panic Device Law defines hotel to include not just hotels, but also inns, boarding houses, motels, and other similar establishments that offer and accept payment in exchange for rooms, sleeping accommodations, or board and lodging and that retain rights of access and control over their premises. Regardless of the type of “hotel,” the establishment must also have at least 100 guest rooms in order to be subject to the Panic Device Law. If your business has fewer than 100 guest rooms, compliance with the Panic Device Law is unnecessary.