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LCB extends expiration dates for temporary allowances

During the pandemic, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) enacted temporary allowances that allow liquor license holders to rent their kitchens and expand allowable job duties for some

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Alcohol-to-go webinar and Q&A

Are you working with a third-party company to deliver alcohol to your customers? Are you thinking about offering alcohol to-go sales? If so, you won’t want to miss this webinar

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Weekly Update: RRF bill fails in US Senate

$40 billion RRF bill fails in US Senate “I’m devastated at today’s news that almost 4,000 restaurants in Washington state, which desperately need help through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund will

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Culinary trends: This summer’s big drinks

Early this year, the National Restaurant Association released its state of the industry report that included the top food and beverage trends for 2022. Now, roughly halfway through the year,

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$40 billion RRF bill fails in US Senate

In what is likely the last and best chance to secure additional relief from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) this year, a vote on the Small Business COVID Relief Act

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 5/17/22

Members, if you haven’t done so already, check the status of your EIDL application as soon as possible. If you’re offering alcohol to-go sales or thinking about offering this service… then our next webinar about alcohol to-go laws and regulations is for you. The US Small Business Administration has honored *two of our members* as part of National Small Business Week.

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Weekly Update: Document 10-minute breaks | EIDL update | SBA honors two members

Take a 10 and read this Documenting your employees’ 10-minute break is a good business practice, but many businesses don’t keep any form of written record for paid breaks. Employers

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EIDL program exhausts funding

Late last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced they had exhausted the remaining COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) funds. This is disappointing news to say the least,


10-minute breaks: Best practices

Workers and employers in Washington know the 10-minute break policies well. For every four hours worked, an employee must have a paid break that cannot be waived. However, many businesses

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Two members honored by SBA 

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has been celebrating National Small Business Week for almost 50 years by a presidential proclamation. Part of the celebration is honoring business people in