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How Ghost Kitchens and Pop-ups Can Help with Rent Costs During the Pandemic

When the pandemic hit the restaurant industry, it was an anvil dropped – on a bubble.  To run a restaurant is a constant struggle to keep a bubble aloft. Since restaurants operate on razor-thin margins, every day is a negotiation of labor costs, food costs and health inspections while attempting to create a memorable experience

Nationwide Delays in COVID-19 Test Results

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike, many have voluntarily opted to undergo coronavirus testing while others have been required to undergo testing for employment reasons. With recent coronavirus hotspots emerging in certain well-travelled states, there has been an unprecedented rate in testing, which has led to the backlog in test results.  Many states are offering

Reopening & Reversal: Employment Claims in the Hospitality Industry

On June 6, 2020, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez signed an executive order reversing the county’s reopening plans due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. Although Mayor Gimenez subsequently modified the order to allow outdoor dining in restaurants, many establishments were forced to either lay off or furlough their employees, in many cases for a