Evicting Tenants From Your Hotel

Serve the tenant with a notice to quit. A 30 day notice to quit can be issued if a month to month tenant has lived in the unit for under a year. A 60 day notice is required has occupied the unit for over a year. If a tenant does not vacate the premises on/or…

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Protect Your Business From Bed Bug Lawsuits

1. Have a paper trail: Get real time Employee Statements, Guest Statements, Pictures, Pest Control Report. 2. Pest Control Service: Should be Insured and Certified in Bed Bug Service. Should inspect and provide an Inspection Report of the room as bed bugs are reported. 3. Refunds: If you refund a guest, get a settlement/waiver of…

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Current State of Hotel Reservations Website Lawsuits in California

Over the last few years, California hotels have faced a staggering amount of ADA website lawsuits. Plaintiffs are almost universally from ADA plaintiff firm “Potter Handy LLP dba Center for Disability Access” (“Potter Handy”). Potter Handy’s professional plaintiffs have filed hundreds of lawsuits, stating for one reason or another that a hotel’s website lacks accessible…

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Employment Law Update

This employment law update is directed at our hospitality clients that have resident managers. We have become aware that there are several California employee-side attorneys that are soliciting resident managers by direct mailing marketing materials to hospitality properties. Their purpose is recruiting new plaintiffs for lawsuits against hotel operators for violation of wage and hour…

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PPP Forgiveness

Maintain your full-time employees Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan recipients need to ensure that proceeds are used for allowable purposes specified in the CARES Act and comply with guidelines that maximize the potential for loan forgiveness. See below for variables to consider when determining the amount of forgiveness. If the average number of full-time employees…

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PPP Loan Forgiveness

Question: Will my PPP Loan Forgiveness amount be reduced if an Employee declines my offer to rehire them? No. Both the SBA and Treasury intends to issue an interim final rule stating that if you offer to rehire a laid-off employee (for the same salary and number of hours), but they reject your offer, their…

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SBA PPP Loan Notes

The Promissory Note is directly from the SBA, there is no room for negotiation regarding their terms. If you need the funds, it is a “take it or leave it” option. However, there are 10 things you should keep in mind before accepting their terms: Interest begins accruing from the Disbursement Date. Payments are deferred…

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COVID-19 EPIDEMIC, Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Does insurance cover my losses? Potentially. Many policies have a pathogenic or virus exclusion that prevents coverage of COVID-19 losses. Potentially. Many policies have a pathogenic or virus exclusion that prevents coverage of COVID-19 losses. Question: What if I can’t meet my outstanding obligations? Contact your creditor before payment is due. Many banks, lenders,…

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