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Washington Restaurant Weekly: WRA and Washington Lodging Association on track to join forces

The Washington Restaurant Association and the Washington Lodging Association have made significant progress in their joint effort to create a new, unified hospitality association.

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Creation of stronger, new hospitality association moves forward with signing of memorandum of understanding

The Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) and the Washington Lodging Association (WLA) have progressed in their joint effort to create a new, unified hospitality association.

Lodging

Creation of stronger, unified hospitality association moves forward with signing of memorandum of understanding.

(April 30, 2015) The Washington Lodging Association and the Washington Restaurant Association have made significant progress in their joint effort to create a new, unified hospitality association. The two organizations

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All WRA Word Press Posts – May 1, 2015

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Quit or fired? That is the Question.

As you know, the best approach to controlling unemployment expenses and taxes is to respond fully and timely at the initial claims level. However, even with the best practices in

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Restaurant ATM’s | The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

When it comes to restaurant ATMs, there are lots of positives and negatives to be seen, depending on your personal viewpoints. Lots of people enjoy having restaurant ATMs readily available,

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: NLRB’s new union elections rules – What you need to know

Never was this truer for restaurant operators than with two current rulings of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on union elections and joint employers. It is essential that restaurateurs familiarize themselves with these rules and prepare accordingly.

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President’s Column: Unions and restaurants – How union marketing and PR impacts restaurants

In part three, I will focus on non-regulatory effects. How will you, the local restaurateur who is just trying to make a living, be impacted by the gunfight?

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Washington Restaurant Weekly: Regular legislative session nearing end, but special session certain

Washington’s regular 2015 legislative will end soon, but there is so much unfinished business that a special legislative session is now certain.

Programs

The Complete Guide to Credit Card Processing Rates & Fees

The WRA works hard to find credit card processing companies that work with their clients to provide the best products and services available to restaurateurs.  Making the right choices, whether

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4 sustainability tips for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, the National Restaurant Association’s Conserve program is challenging restaurateurs to make their businesses more sustainable.

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Receipt paper problems?

There are all sorts of reasons why having an ATM in your restaurant is a good idea.  The WRA encourages businesses who fit this profile to explore adding another revenue

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The WRA Education Foundation: What it can do for you

By Lyle Hildahl, WRA Education Foundation director I was thinking that back when I had my restaurant, the landscape was very different. We had our challenges, but certainly not at

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Build a sustainable restaurant? See how

First, have a clear sustainability vision. If you’re looking to promote sustainability at your restaurant, it is hugely helpful if you can come to the design and operations teams at the beginning and tell them you want to focus on energy and water efficiency, or waste reduction.

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Hot Off the Grill: 2015 Legislative Session week fourteen

Today is Day 96 of 2015’s 105 day regular session. We are very near the end. However, most observers believe that there will be a special session to cover budget