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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 8/23/22

The application window for the Working Washington round 5 grants is now open. The Washington State Department of Commerce is accepting the applications for the next two weeks. Here are the top 5 details you need to know *before* applying.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 8/9/22

Mark your calendars… August 17 is when round 5 of the working Washington grants *and* the convention center grants… will begin accepting applications. In the most recent CEO Podcast, Chip rogers from AHLA sat down with Anthony Anton to talk about the hospitality career ladder and the available, fulfilling opportunities for anyone looking to enter the industry. The Washington state department of labor & industries enacted new emergency rules that are in effect from June 15-September 29. These new rules require additional training for employees working outside in high temperatures.

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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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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.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
30
Mon
10:00 am Hill Climb 2023 @ Virtual
Hill Climb 2023 @ Virtual
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Hill Climb 2023 @ Virtual
Join our virtual program live from 10-11:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30. We have an exciting agenda lined up for Hill Climb 2023! Association president & CEO Anthony Anton will give an update on the[...]
Feb
1
Wed
10:00 am AHLA Webinar: Funding & Tax Cred...
AHLA Webinar: Funding & Tax Cred...
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
AHLA Webinar: Funding & Tax Credits For Hotel EV Charging Stations
*** Third Party Webinar *** For hoteliers across the country, navigating the myriad policies and incentives regarding EV charging stations can be complex. AHLA’s Responsible Stay program is excited to bring you two experts at the joint[...]
Feb
8
Wed
10:00 am L&I webinar: Employer Guide to W...
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to W...
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights
**Third party webinar** The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) invites you to attend our Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights webinar to learn about the workplace rules and regulations enforced by the Employment[...]
Feb
9
Thu
9:00 am L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Pro...
L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Pro...
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Protections
  **THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Isolated Worker Protections This is an educational webinar to inform employers and employees about RCW 49.60.515, which was enacted by the Washington state legislature in 2019 in an effort to prevent sexual[...]
2:00 pm L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
Feb
15
Wed
10:00 am L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) ...
L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) ...
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) OVERTIME EXEMPTIONS
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) invites you to attend a webinar about the overtime rules that took effect July 1,2020, and the updated salary thresholds that took effect Jan.[...]
Feb
16
Thu
9:00 am L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
9:00 am L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
9:00 am L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
Feb
22
Wed
10:00 am Live webinar! Employment law upd...
Live webinar! Employment law upd...
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Live webinar! Employment law update for the Washington hospitality industry--Tips and tricks for staying out of hot water in 2023, from Miller Nash
A new year brings new employment laws. April Fredrickson and Dave Worley of Miller Nash will discuss employment and labor laws that impact the hospitality industry in 2023. They will emphasize practical steps every employer[...]

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