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Hospitality Law: Managing Legal Issues in the Hospitality Industry, 3rd Edition

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9780470083765

ISBN10:
047008376X
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Pub. Date:
2/1/2008
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Wiley
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Summary

Hospitality Law, Third Edition provides the legal understanding that ensures both the safety of guests and the success of the hospitality operation. This practical resource gives you a common sense approach grounded in essential principles rather than an encyclopedic knowledge of the law. Vivid scenarios and real-life case studies show these principles in action in recognizable hospitality settings. With comprehensive coverage ranging from foodservice to employee contracts, insurance to international terrorism, this Third Edition features new and revised content reflecting the latest factors at work in today's hospitality industry.

Author Biography

Stephen Barth is an attorney and Professor of Hospitality Law and Leadership at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston, Texas. He is also the founder of HospitalityLawyer.com.

Table of Contents

Prevention Philosophy
The Future Hospitality Manager and the Legal Environment
The Hospitality Manager and Legal Management
Preventative Legal Management
Legally Managing At Work: Applying the Stem Process in Hospitality Management
Ethics and the Law
What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Government Agencies That Impact the Hospitality Industry
Federal Regulatory and Administrative Agencies
State Regulatory and Administrative Agencies
Local Regulatory and Administrative Agencies
Regulatory Interaction and Oversight Impacting Travel and Tourism
Managing Conflicting Regulations
Responding To an Inquiry
Legally Managing At Work: Recommended Steps for Responding To Inquiries and Complaints by Government Agencies
Monitoring Regulatory Change
International Snapshot: Immigration
What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Hospitality Business Structures
The Importance of Business Structure
Common Hospitality Organizational Structures
Common Hospitality Operating Structures
The Agency Relationship
International Snapshot: What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Business Contracts
Introduction to Contracts
The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Legally Managing At Work: Reducing No-Show Reservations
Preventative Legal Management and Contracts
International Snapshot: International Contracts
What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Significant Hospitality Contracts
Specific Contract Clauses
Franchise Contracts
Management Contracts
Conference Services Contracts
International Snapshot: A Comparison Of Franchise Disclosure Requirements Under Untied States Law And International Law
What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Legally Managing Property
Introduction to Property
Purchasing Property
Financing the Purchase of Property
Leasing Property
Legally Managing At Work: Legal Considerations of Buying Versus Leasing
Respecting Intellectual Property Rights
International Snapshot: U.S. Hotel Companies Seeking Trademark Protection May Now File In The U.S. For Protection Abroad
What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Legally Selecting Employees
Employee Selection
Discrimination in the Selection Process
Legally Managing At Work: Accommodating Disabled Employees
Verification of Eligibility to Work
The Employment Relationship
International Snapshot: Canadian Employment Laws
What Would You Do?
The Hospitality Industry in Court
What Did You Learn In This Chapter?
Rapid Review
Team Activity
Legally Managing Employees
Employment Relationships
Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
Family and Medical Leave Act
Compensation
Legally Managing At Work: Calculating Overtime Pay For Tipped Employees
Managing Employee Performan
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