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Toolkit — Sexual harassment: Stop it before it starts

There are new faces working in the hospitality industry, so many members are spending a lot of time on training. Don’t forget to talk about harassment prevention. It’s important to

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 7/27/21

Wildfire Toolkit for members; Fallout from workforce shortage; Washington state closures timeline.

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Toolkit — Employers begin collecting WA Cares premiums in January 2022

Starting in January 2022, employers must collect funds from their employees for long-term care.  WA Cares was enacted by the state Legislature in 2019 so employees could contribute funds to services they may need in the future.

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Weekly Update: Food delivery disruptions may affect your business; New emergency wildfire rules from L&I

Food delivery disruptions may affect your business The transportation and warehousing sectors are facing a workforce shortage that may have a direct impact on your business. A major food supplier

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Labor & Industries issues emergency rules for wildfire smoke

This year is already shaping up to be a busy one for wildfires. So far, there have been more than 600 wildfires reported in Washington, which is about twice as many as usual.  Each icon represents a

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Tips for improving authorization approval rates

Visa’s force post mandate Visa requires controls to be in place to prevent unauthorized transactions (sales and refunds) from entering its network. Transactions that bypass the normal authorization process expected

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Toolkit — Wildfire Season Preparedness

Wildfire season is here: do you know when you should close your patio? It’s become almost a yearly event. Smoke from nearby wildfires hangs over the area, creating hazardous conditions

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Weekly Update: New heat exposure rules 🔥, Service charge lawsuits on the rise

New heat exposure rules for employers  The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) recently adopted emergency rules related to heat exposure. These rules went into effect July 13.

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Late fee suspensions for Transient Accommodation License renewals ending July 31

*** UPDATE July 14, 2021*** The temporary late fee suspension for Transient Accommodation License renewals is coming to an end on July 31. Lodging operators with a Transient Accommodations License

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 7/14/21

Labor shortage problems in the hospitality industry; Teen employment; PPP loan forgiveness.

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New heat exposure rules in place for Washington employers

The Pacific Northwest made national news recently with our record-breaking heat wave. With several more weeks of summer still ahead, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) recently