Keeping owners, managers, and stakeholders up to date on issues affecting their businesses.
On December 22, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule revising the FLSA’s tip regulations. In theory, the new rule will go into effect on March 01, 2021. However, it is anticipated that either the Democratic-controlled Congress or incoming Biden administration may eliminate or make substantial revisions to the rule before it can take effect. Employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel prior to making changes to their tip pooling practices.
On September 14th, Public Health Madison & Dane County sent a letter to all licensed establishments in Madison (with a copy to all licensed food and drink establishments in Dane County) to remind them of the provisions of PHMDC’s Emergency Order #9 and inform them of the possibility of increased fines if they do not comply with public health order
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that hemp license applications and registrations for the 2020 Wisconsin growing season are now available.