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Seattle Minimum Wage

Disclaimer – You are reading archive content on minimum wage. For the most current information, visit: On June 2, 2014 the Seattle City Council voted to implement a city ordinance

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Doing the Right Thing the Right Way: A Road Map to Workplace Safety

No matter what you do, there is always the potential for something to go wrong in life and in work environments. Employers who accept this fact know that the smartest thing they can do is to have all the right safety measures in place to reduce the risk of injury.

Magazine News Room

Tools and Programs to Help Injured Employees Stay Productive

An on-the-job injury takes its toll in all kinds of ways. Obviously there is the pain and suffering of the employee, and possibly his or her family. Having an employee sidelined by a workplace accident can also be hard on co-workers’ morale and hard on the employer’s workers’ comp costs. Studies have shown, however, that helping an employee get back to work as quickly as possible is the best thing for everyone.

Programs Training & Education

Practice Test: ServSafe

This food safety test is very similar to the ServSafe® Manager exam. The real ServSafe exam contains 90 questions but you’re only graded on 80 of them. (The extra 10


What is the best time and length for open enrollment?

Do you need consulting on ACA compliance and a explainer of other Association Healthcare Solutions? H.I.H.I.T (Hospitality Industry Health Insurance Trust) Contact Association Healthcare Solutions: Small and Large Employers  When

HERO Programs

Affordable Care Act Notification Requirements

Part One – Important Notice: Please note that now that the Trump administration is in office, there is a strong possibility that there will be major changes to the Affordable


Health Care: 7 Things Employers Can Think About Now

Need consulting on ACA compliance and a look at other Association Healthcare Solutions? Contact Association Healthcare Solutions: H.I.H.I.T (Hospitality Industry Health Insurance Trust) Small and Large Employers  If your organization

Industry News Lodging News Room

Associations file I-124 legal challenge

Initiative 124 was passed by Seattle voters in the November 2016 election. The initiative pertains to health and safety provisions for Seattle hotel workers. Seattle hotels remain committed to a


Overview of Employee Safety Alert Systems for Hotels

Here’s a quick overview of technology options that can help Seattle hotels comply with the city’s recently approved hotel initiative.   Seattle voters passed Initiative 124 on Nov. 8, 2016,

Industry News

Three Game-Changing Hospitality Trends for 2017

In 2017, hoteliers and revenue managers will need to quickly grasp these significant market changes and understand, on a deeper level, the effect those changes and resulting trends will have on the industry. (Hospitality.Net)

Industry News

State minimum wage increases to $11 on Jan. 1

On January 1, Washington state’s minimum wage will increase from $9.47 to $11.00. (KOMO)

Industry News

What Americans Ate During 2016’s Biggest Moments

Despite a contentious election year that divided the nation, there were parts of 2016 that actually brought Americans together, for better or for worse. (Eater)

Industry News

Domino’s introduces ordering on Google Home

It’s becoming even easier to order in. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza launched ordering on Google Home, the tech giant’s rival to the Amazon Echo. (Campaign)