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Weekly update: ☀ It’s hot–check out new extreme heat rules

New extreme heat rules in effect Across the state, this week has been a scorcher. From Spokane to Seattle, temperatures have soared into the triple digits, causing the Northwest Weather

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Mobile wallets: Security drives their staying power; convenience makes it twice as nice

This article was originally published in Elavon’s Payment Smart newsletter. Find out more about our program with U.S. Bank/Elavon here. Hand-held devices have played a significant role in shaping modern

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Service model toolkit

The world is changing, and the resilience of the hospitality industry is being tested. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants and hotels had to learn a new rapidly

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[Replay] The Hospitality Profit: Restaurant efficiencies

Financial consultant Rick Braa discusses restaurant efficiencies in the Hospitality Profit webinar. While we are all facing the labor shortage and inflation, Rick covers all things optimization. Learn how to optimize your:
Menu
Hours
Labor
Systems

Get back to basics and bring your questions. Sponsored by Healthcare Solutions.

Access the presentation PDF: https://wha.fyi/072722podcast

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Toolkit — Wildfire & Extreme Heat Preparedness

Wildfire and extreme heat 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,

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AHLA, business community stress the importance of travel

SEATTLE, Wash. (JULY 22, 2022) – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) joined hospitality and business leaders from the Seattle Mayor’s office, Visit Seattle, the Seattle Chamber of Commerce

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Weekly Update: Tell Seattle to cap delivery fees at 15%

Help Seattle restaurants survive: Fix delivery-fee cap at 15% By Steve Hooper Special to The Seattle Times Your favorite neighborhood restaurant has been through a lot during the pandemic —

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Help Seattle restaurants survive: Fix delivery-fee cap at 15%

By Steve Hooper Special to The Times Your favorite neighborhood restaurant has been through a lot during the pandemic — and most are nowhere near out of the woods. Remember

Government Affairs

Tukwila minimum wage initiative qualifies for November ballot

An initiative sponsored by Raise the Wage Tukwila, received enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The initiative will now be considered by the Tukwila City Council meeting on

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Weekly Update: Working Washington 5 grants available Aug. 17

Get ready for Working Washington 5 The Washington State Department of Commerce has announced that it will open applications for Working Washington Grants: Round 5. The application portal at commercegrants.com

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 7/12/22

Businesses need to be especially aware of key changes that take effect next year which affect employee wages and benefits; throughout the state… guest and employee safety has become a frequent topic of concern for operators; if you are a restaurant owner or operator who is looking for ways to run more efficiently, then the hospitality profit has advice for you.