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Weekly Update: Minimum wage, raise menu prices the right way, employee benefits

Coming Jan. 1: New statewide minimum wage Did you know that the statewide minimum wage will increase to $13.50 on Jan. 1, 2020? For minimum wage information for Seattle and

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Weekly Update: L&I proposes changes in hospitality industry workers’ comp rates

L&I proposes changes in hospitality industry workers’ comp rates The Department of Labor & Industries has announced an overall 0.8 percent decrease in the average price of workers’ compensation insurance

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Weekly Update: Federal Department of Labor issued its final overtime rule Sept. 24.

Federal Department of Labor issued its final overtime rule Sept. 24. Reminder: Washington state overtime law supersedes this federal law. Washington state has proposed a salary threshold of nearly $80,000

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Member Spotlight: A hospitality business fueled by a passion for community service … and beer

By Paul Schlienz A native of Shelton, Wash., and a realtor since 1976, Scott Barnard fulfilled a longstanding desire to bring craft beer to his hometown when he opened the

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Weekly Update: Recognize your team with the Stars of Hospitality Awards

Deadline extended: Nominate your stars and recognize the best in hospitality The annual Stars of Hospitality awards nominations are about to close. These awards, hosted by Sysco, are an opportunity

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2020 Travel Per Diem Rates Released

According to the U.S. General Services Administration, the standard lodging rate for fiscal year 2020 will increase from $94 to $96, which is the average adjustment. The standard Meal &

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Let WorkSourceWA and LinkedIn solve your labor shortage

By Chad Pearson, business outreach, Employment Security Department Typically, promoting your business increases the number of reservations at your business. The same thing applies to promoting open positions at your

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Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Media Contacts: Employment Security Department, Janelle Guthrie, APR, director of communications, 360-902-9289, jguthrie@esd.wa.gov Washington Hospitality Association, Jillian Henze, APR, senior communications manager, 360-956-7279 ext. 124, jillianh@wahospitality.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Governor

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What is a no-match letter?

The Restaurant Law Center of the National Restaurant Association issued guidance on April 25, 2019, regarding no-match letters. What’s a ‘no-match’ letter? The Social Security Administration (SSA) will send so-called

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Association Tip Pooling Communications Win Top Award

Media contact: Jillian Henze, APR, senior communications manager, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hospitality association tip pooling communications win top award (OLYMPIA, WASH., March 27, 2019) — The

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Breaking News: DOL Issues Proposed Overtime Rule

From the National Restaurant Association on March 7, 2019 The Department of Labor (DOL) just released its rewrite of the Obama Administration’s overtime rule, which more than doubled the salary

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From the CEO: We’re in This Together

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO I was at a cocktail party over the holidays when I met a musician who had recently moved here from New Jersey. When he

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Hospitality employees urge legislators to reject scheduling proposal

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jillian Henze, senior communications manager, Washington Hospitality Association, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 Simone Barron, co-founder, Full Service Workers Alliance, Info@fullserviceworkers.org, 206-745-0225 Hospitality employees urge legislators to reject scheduling proposal OLYMPIA,

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From The CEO: Helping Our Employees Succeed

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association I find it fascinating that we’re in a time when we have regulatory change, technology change, trend change and

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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