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Five Focus Areas to Compete and Win

Our restaurant has traditionally had pretty steady sales, but lately our sales have begun to flatten even with price increases. The business also seems less energized than in years past, yet the economy is growing around us. Where should I focus to get back to where we can be?

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Weekly Update: Rule for Overtime Pay Struck Down

Major Victory for Hospitality Industry: Rule for Overtime Pay Struck Down U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant has struck down the rule for overtime pay, saying the Labor Department set an

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The Future is Bright: Chief Sealth HS Gives Students an Early Start in Hospitality

You can see it on their faces. Thanks to an introduction to hospitality and tourism in high school, these savvy, motivated teens and twenty-somethings are on their way to a bright future in the hospitality industry.

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In Search of the Best: Making Recruitment and Onboarding Work for You

As any Washington hospitality business owner or operator will tell you, finding and keeping great employees is not nearly as simple as it used to be. On top of the tight labor market in our state, the sharp rise in the minimum wage and other new labor costs make the productivity of each and every employee more important than ever. 

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Weekly Update: Cybercriminals Targeting Restaurants and Hotels – Don’t Be a Victim!

Cybercriminals Targeting Restaurants and Hotels – Don’t Be a Victim! On Tuesday, Aug. 29, the Washington Hospitality Association met with representatives of the Seattle Office of Federal Bureau of Inspection

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Texas Hospitality Sets Up Hurricane Relief Site

Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday, August 25 with its bands of thunderstorms pounding the southeastern portion of Texas – hitting Houston and the surrounding coastline. Only in recent hours has the rain

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Hospitality Superhero! (Are you One of Them?)

by David Faro In a surprise twist, the Washington Hospitality Credit Card Processing Program has not only saved Association members thousands and thousands of dollars, but it has also generated

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Spotlight SPOKANE: Increase Efficiency (Maximize Savings)

One of the great benefits of membership with Washington Hospitality is the Allied membership Community. Using energy efficiently is a sound business practice that improves profitability, reduces greenhouse gas emissions,

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Weekly Update: Hospitality Statistics Bluebook Released to Public

Washington Hospitality Bluebook Released to Public The new Washington Hospitality Bluebook is meant to take competitiveness benchmarks and statistics to the next level by directly applying this information to the

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Weekly Update: Paid Sick and Safe Leave Policy Amendment Put on Hold in Tacoma

Victory for Employers: Paid Sick and Safe Leave Policy Amendment Put on Hold in Tacoma In November, Washington voters passed Initiative 1433, mandating paid sick and safe leave accrual for

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What happens if ACA subsidies are defunded?

The Washington Hospitality Association has developed a raft of potent Healthcare Solutions for hospitality businesses across the state.  By visiting Washington Hospitality Healthcare Solutions webpage, members can explore options for

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Four Financial Trends Offer Restaurants a Rare Opportunity

Every year starts fresh with new ideas, energy, hope, interest and challenges. This is especially true in 2017, and the restaurant industry has a rare opportunity to address and fix some significant issues.

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Support Education Foundation Through Golf FORE! Education Tournament, September 19

Support Education Foundation Through Golf FORE! Education Tournament, September 19 This year the Washington Hospitality Education Foundation has celebrated many wins for Association membership and local hospitality communities. Understanding that

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Weekly Update: Jenny Durkan Leads in Seattle Mayoral Primary – Big Win for Hospitality Industry!

Jenny Durkan Leads in Seattle Mayoral Primary – Big Win for Hospitality Industry! The Seattle restaurant and hotel political arm, Seattle Hospitality for Progress, endorsed Jenny Durkan for mayor and

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Washington’s paid family and medical leave legislation: A win for employees and businesses alike.

The 2107  legislative session delivered a huge win for the hospitality industry: the passage of Senate Bill 5975 which establishes a paid family and medical leave program at the state