Key Issues

EFCA

EFCA

July 13, 2009 Key Issues

EMPLOYEE “FREE CHOICE”? ACT (“Card Check”)As of June 16, 2009, status of EFCA legislation: still pending inCongress with the Unions still attempting to get the 60 votes needed in the Senate to invoke cloture. EFCA will likel… Read More »

Fire Code Inspections to Resume in French Quarter

Fire Code Inspections to Resume in French Quarter

July 13, 2009 Key Issues

On June 8, on behalf of the Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association and its members, I was invited and attended a meeting at the request of the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD). Essentially, the purpose of the meeting was to inform French Q… Read More »

EMPLOYEE

EMPLOYEE "FREE CHOICE"? ACT ("Card Check")

July 13, 2009 Key Issues

EMPLOYEE “FREE CHOICE”? ACT (“Card Check”)As of June 16, 2009, status of EFCA legislation: still pending in Congress with the Unions still attempting to get the 60 votes needed in the Senate to invoke cloture. EFCA will like… Read More »

Federal Legislation Issues 2009

Federal Legislation Issues 2009

March 25, 2009 Key Issues

I. Re: Legislative Action Summit – Capitol HillTo keep you apprised of our governmental affairs activities, we provide you with the following:On Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, Ted Selogie, Mavis Early and Bill Langkopp participated… Read More »

LEGISLATIVE ALERT- March 11, 2009

LEGISLATIVE ALERT- March 11, 2009

March 11, 2009 Key Issues

LEGISLATIVE ALERTMARCH 11, 2009Yesterday, the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives were introduced to the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), also known as the Union Card Check. The EFCA has gained strong support from pro-union Congressional mem… Read More »

NOPJF Stake Out for Justice

NOPJF Stake Out for Justice

October 24, 2008 Key Issues

As President of GNOHLA, I am requesting your support of and participation in the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation’s (NOPJF) Stake Out for Justice luncheon, its most important fundraising event. (See invitation below and attached.) W… Read More »

GSA PER DIEM TEMPORARY WAIVER due to HURRICANE GUSTAV

GSA PER DIEM TEMPORARY WAIVER due to HURRICANE GUSTAV

September 25, 2008 Key Issues

There have been questions about the extent of the waiver of the per diem rate established by GSA for federal employees set forth in General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Travel Regulation, GSA Bulletin FTR 08-10, dated August 31, 2008.I spoke… Read More »

Evacuation Plan for Visitors

Evacuation Plan for Visitors

September 10, 2008 Key Issues

Immediately after Katrina, the GNOHLA and NOMCVB along with the Officeof Emergency Preparedness created an emergency plan for our Visitors.Hurricane Gustav is our first hurricane to put our plan to the test.This is what you can expect:1. During the… Read More »

Governor’s Exec Order re: Utility Restoration Personnel

Governor’s Exec Order re: Utility Restoration Personnel

September 8, 2008 Key Issues

Executive Order No. BJ 2008 – 90 regarding Emergency Occupation of Hotels and Motels by Utility Restoration Personnel. “Utilities” is defined as electric, gas, telecommunications, water and wastewater. Please read this Executive O… Read More »