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Training solution to prevent human trafficking is now free for members

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jillian Henze, APR, senior communications manager, Washington Hospitality Association, 360-956-7279 ext. 124, jillianh@wahospitality.org Mar Brettmann, PhD, executive director, Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking, 206-724-8246, mar@bestalliance.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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From The CEO: Do What You Love And Can Be The Best At

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association  A few years ago at an industry social gathering, a local operator told me a customer had trashed his

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From the CEO: Your Brand and Your Mission

By Anthony Anton, president & CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association About 10 years ago, I found myself at a legislative reception in a bustling catering hall. I got introduced

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From the CEO: A Lesson to Remember

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association My father, Basil Anton, wasn’t the only one in my family who owned restaurants. In fact, many of my

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[From the CEO] Tech: OK—but how?

By Anthony Anton, president & CEO In May, I proclaimed 2018 the Age of Disrupters in my State of the Industry talk. Definition of a Disrupter: a: to be the

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Tip Pooling Q&A

Your real-world questions answered by the Washington Hospitality Association Q: I was just talking with a business owner who uses a third-party payroll company. The company apparently stated the new

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Best practices: Mandatory tip pooling policies and procedures

The big change • The tip pool rule that barred certain employers from setting up tip-pooling arrangements under which tipped employees can share tips with their non-tipped colleagues was repealed

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Hospitality Month 2018 is Here

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Gov. Jay Inslee highlights lifelong careers in Hospitality Month 2018 OLYMPIA, May 1, 2018 – Gov. Jay Inslee’s second annual Hospitality Month celebrates the state’s largest

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Tip pool victory bridges heart-of-house wage gap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Jillian Henze, senior communications manager, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 Tip pool victory bridges heart-of-house wage gap in restaurant industry (OLYMPIA, WASH., APRIL 2, 2018) –

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Congressional Win Addresses Labor Shortage

On March 23, Congress passed funding legislation allowing the Secretary of Homeland Security to raise the H-2B visa cap based on economic need after consulting with the Secretary of Labor.

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National Tip Pooling Win

Tip Pooling – Press Release March 23, 2018 It is now legal to tip pool. Early this morning, Congress passed critical funding legislation that included repealing the tip pool rule

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Hospitality Month 2017 Communications Earn Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Jillian Henze, senior communications manager, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 Hospitality Month 2017 Communications Earn Award (OLYMPIA, WASH., March 23, 2017) — A new partnership between

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Seattle mayor proposes city-run retirement plan

Seattle is proposing retirement savings accounts for all employees. Mayor Tim Burgess is seeking to establish a city-run retirement plan. His budget proposal includes funds for a feasibility study and

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Association’s Jillian Henze Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Washington Hospitality Association’s Jillian Henze Earns Accreditation in Public Relations OLYMPIA, WASH. (OCT. 10, 2017) – Jillian Henze, local communications manager for the Washington Hospitality Association, has earned the Accreditation

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Seattle Refocuses On Short-Term Rentals

The Seattle City Council is working to get short-term rental legislation approved before the year’s end. In an important step forward, the council passed legislation regulating short-term rentals out of