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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 12/17/18

Overview and refresher of Washington State’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave. Premium collections begin January 1, 2019.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 12/4/18

Action Alert for new proposed overtime rules; Tacoma fraud complaints on counterfeit $20 and $100 bills; Be ready for road closures in the Seattle area.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 11/15/18

Information of election results; music licensing developments; resolution urging federal government to protect Bristol Bay.

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Gen Zs, millennials like working for industry

Millennial and Gen Z members say the foodservice industry offers good employment opportunities and effective training in various skills, according to new research by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/30/18

Minimum wage increases announced; Yes on I-1634; two new employment guides for members.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/16/18

Service animals flyer; Seattle election news and endorsement of Prop 1; Washington Hospitality Convention is coming soon!

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 9/18/18

2019 minimum wage news; Mark your calendar for the Hospitality Convention on November11-13.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 9/4/18

Progress on rules and policies for tips, service charges and tip pooling in Washington state; Still time to register for the Golf FORE event; Downtown Spokane bikechare program.

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The Future of Telehealth Is Closer Than You Think

HIHIT now offers telehealth services as a creative and cost-effective way to connect your employees with the services they need in times of health crisis.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 8/20/18

Results are in for Washington State’s Primary Election; Candidate endorsements; Get ready for November 6th General Election.

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More restaurants are sustainable, survey says

National Restaurant Association research has found that more restaurant and foodservice operators are integrating sustainability practices into their daily business operations. A survey of 500 restaurant owners and operators examined measures taken, challenges faced and opportunities available by operating more sustainably. Here are some highlights:

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5 tips to ward off summer foodborne illness outbreaks

It is always important to learn and practice proper food safety techniques when handling or preparing food and that is especially true for summer. Why? Warm, moist conditions during those months create the perfect environment for foodborne illnesses, like Salmonella and E.coli, to occur.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 8/7/18

Washington state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Program; Industry’s future workforce development; Input requested for City of Tacoma budget.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 7/24/18

Hospitality representation at the new Washington Tourism Marketing Authority Board; State food code currently open for revisions and updates; primary elections coming soon!