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File #: 200563    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/15/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2020
Title: Adding a new Chapter 9-5400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Retention of Hotel Workers," to require that hotel employees receive notice of changes in hotel ownership or control, and providing related employment protections, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Parker, Council President Clarke
Indexes: HOTEL WORKERS
Code sections: Title 9 - REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20056300.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/7/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/10/20200 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government     Not available Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government     Not available Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government     Not available Not available
10/15/20200 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Adding a new Chapter 9-5400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Retention of Hotel Workers," to require that hotel employees receive notice of changes in hotel ownership or control, and providing related employment protections, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS

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CHAPTER 9-5400. RETENTION OF HOTEL WORKERS

? 9-5401. Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply in this Chapter:

(1) "Change in Control" means any sale, assignment, transfer, contribution, or other disposition of a hotel, or of all or substantially all of the assets used in the operation of a hotel, or a discrete portion of a hotel, that continues to be operated as a hotel following disposition.

(2)"Eligible Employee" means any individual who performs work at a hotel: (a) whose primary place of employment is a Hotel that undergoes a Change in Control subject, whether employed or contracted to perform work functions directly by the Incumbent Hotel Employer, or by a person or entity that has contracted with the Incumbent Hotel Employer to provide services at the Hotel; and (b) whose Length of Service with the Incumbent Hotel Employer is six months or more in the time period prior to the execution of the Transfer Document. "Eligible Employee" does not include a managerial, supervisory, or confidential employee.

(3) "Employment Commencement Date" means the date on which an Eligible Employee who is retained by a Successor Hotel Employer pursuant to this Chapter commences work for the Successor Hotel Employer.

(4)"Hotel" means a residential building, and ancillary premises, that is designated or used for lodging and other related services for the public, including but not limited to food and beverage preparation and service and meetings, as well as t...

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