N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 12 § 146-3.1

Current through Register Vol. 43, No. 28, July 14, 2021
Section 146-3.1 - Hospitality industry
(a) The term hospitality industry includes any restaurant or hotel, as defined herein.
(b) The term restaurant includes any eating or drinking place that prepares and offers food or beverage for human consumption either on any of its premises or by such service as catering, banquet, box lunch, curb service or counter service to the public, to employees, or to members or guests of members, and services in connection therewith or incidental thereto. The term restaurant includes but is not limited to restaurant operations of other types of establishments, restaurant concessions in any establishment and concessions in restaurants.
(c) The term hotel includes:
(1) any establishment which as a whole or part of its business activities offers lodging accommodations for hire to the public, to employees, or to members or guests of members, and services in connection therewith or incidental thereto. The industry includes but is not limited to commercial hotels, apartment hotels, resort hotels, lodging houses, boarding houses, all-year hotels, furnished room houses, children's camps, adult camps, tourist camps, tourist homes, auto camps, motels, residence clubs, membership clubs, dude ranches, and spas and baths that provide lodging.
(2) An all-year hotel is one that does not qualify as a resort hotel under the definition below. Motor courts, motels, cabins, tourist homes, and other establishments serving similar purposes shall be classified as all-year hotels unless they specifically qualify as resort hotels in accordance with the definition below.
(3) A resort hotel is one which offers lodging accommodations of a vacational nature to the public or to members or guests of members, and which:
(i) operates for not more than seven months in any calendar year; or
(ii) being located in a rural community or in a city or village of less than 15,000 population, increased its number of employee workdays during any consecutive four-week period by at least 100 percent over the number of employee workdays in any other consecutive four-week period within the preceding calendar year; or
(iii) being located in a rural community or in a city or village of less than 15,000 population, increased its number of guest days during any consecutive four-week period by at least 100 percent over the number of guest days in any other consecutive four-week period within the preceding calendar year.
(d) The hospitality industry excludes:
(1) establishments where the service of food or beverage or the provision of lodging is not available to the public or to members or guests of members, but is incidental to instruction, medical care, religious observance, or the care of persons with disabilities or those who are impoverished or other public charges; and
(2) establishments where the service of food or beverage or the provision of lodging is offered by any corporation, unincorporated association, community chest, fund or foundation organized exclusively for religious, charitable or educational purposes, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.

The exclusions set forth in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subdivision shall not be deemed to exempt such establishments from coverage under another minimum wage order which covers them.

N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 12 § 146-3.1

Amended New York State Register December 28, 2016/Volume XXXVIII, Issue 52, eff.12/31/2016