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I-124 Legal Challenge Decision Delayed

The judge did not issue any decision March 31 at the summary judgment hearing in King County Superior Court for the legal challenge of Seattle’s Initiative 124. Judge John Erlick

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Weekly Update: Seattle Mayor Murray Will Speak at Washington Hospitality Summit

Seattle Mayor Murray Will Speak at Washington Hospitality Summit, April 4 Don’t miss next week’s Washington Hospitality Summit. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will be giving an opening address prior to

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Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking

We’re thrilled to announce that Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking (BEST) and the Washington Hospitality Association Education Foundation (WHAEF) have formed a new partnership to continue to raise awareness of

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Eye on Hospitality: Debit Card Swipe-Fee Protections at Risk

The hospitality industry’s hard fought debit card swipe-fee protections are in serious jeopardy due to legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Legislative News: Eleventh Week of the 2017 Session

Today is the 78th day of the 2017 session that is scheduled to last 105-days. April 4 is the next big cut-off. That is the last day to pass bills out

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Credit card fraud (focuses on web)

By Fred O. Williams Association POS  Fraudsters are shifting their tactics in the face of new card security measures – but consumers can fight back to protect their accounts with tactics

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Weekly Update: Support Tourism in Washington – Take Action Today

Support Tourism in Washington – Take Action Today Please contact your legislators today! Funding for Substitute House Bill 1123, which establishes a statewide tourism marketing program, needs to be included in

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Eye on Hospitality: Apps are Where it’s at for Hotels and Restaurants

This is true throughout the business world, and the hospitality industry is no exception.

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Seattle Hospitality Summit

Register today for the first-ever Washington Hospitality Summit, presented by Food Services of America. Register here! Register today for the first-ever Washington Hospitality Summit, presented by Food Services of America.

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Restaurants are filling all rungs on the career ladder

One-half of limited-service restaurant job openings in 2016 were filled by either new entrants to the workforce or people being promoted from other positions within the same restaurant, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.

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Hospitality employee turnover rate edged higher in 2016

The turnover rate in the hospitality sector topped 70 percent for the second consecutive year, but still remained below pre-recession levels, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.

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Legislative News: Tenth Week of the 2017 Session

Today is the 71st day of the 2017 session that is scheduled to last 105-days. April 4 is the next big cut-off. That is the last day to pass bills out

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Weekly Update: 2017 HERO Manual Now Available

2017 HERO Manual Now Available We’ve made extensive updates to the HERO Manual – everything from completely new sections to revisions of old sections to reflect changes in law and

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Eye on Hospitality: Hotels Scramble to Attract Millennial Guests

Millennials are the hospitality industry’s top marketing demographic. Everyone wants their business, and nowhere is this more obvious than in hotels.

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Safety meeting (starter sheet)

Use this link to find a great agenda for topics to discuss at your next safety meeting. Restaurant_and_Kitchen_Safety_Tips