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The current state of the business insurance marketplace

Due to claims volume and overall industry performance, the insurance market for hospitality businesses was challenging prior to the onset of COVID-19, with further deterioration of the market since the

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/27/20

After more than two years of discussions, input and revisions from your Government Affairs team, the Washington Board of Health adopted its newest food code on Oct. 13; The Snohomish County Board of Health voted unanimously to pause all proposed food program fee increases for 2021; SeaTac is increasing the mandatory annual adjustment to the city’s minimum wage for hospitality and transportation industry employees to $16.57 per hour, effective Jan. 1, 2021; The City of Seattle has issued a batch of permit extensions and allowances intended to help restaurants with outdoor dining in the coming winter months.

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Weekly Update — Seattle extends free street permits

Seattle extends street permits and offers free 90-day tent permits Seattle’s free sidewalk café and street closure permits will be extended through Oct. 2021, according to the Mayor’s office. Also,

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Weekly Update — Board of health adopts the new food code

Board of Health adopts the food code After more than two years of discussions, input and revisions from your Washington Hospitality Association Government Affairs team, the Washington Board of Health

Food Safety News Room

[WIN] Board of Health adopts the food code

After more than two years of discussions, input and revisions from your Washington Hospitality Association Government Affairs team, the Washington Board of Health adopted its newest food code on Oct.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/13/20

Some restrictions to indoor dining rolled back; statewide minimum wage to increase.

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Minimum Wage Info & Resources

Did you know that the Washington Hospitality Association has all the information you need to know about the minimum wage increases on Jan. 1, 2021? Visit that information here. We

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Weekly Update — 2021 minimum wage increases

2021 minimum wage rate increases The statewide minimum wage increases to $13.69 per hour beginning Jan.1, 2021, according to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Workers who are