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Coronavirus updates for King County members

The presence of coronavirus in our community is significantly impacting regular routines and creating unique challenges for the hospitality industry. Our first priority is promoting public health, for staff and

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Rules for delivering beer and wine

March 30, 2020 This information has become outdated. For current information please visit: March 18, 2020 — New Liquor Control Board rules Delivery – Beer/Wine “Off Premise Endorsement” required

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Social distancing: What does it mean and how do restaurants and hotels set up for it?

Today, restaurants, bars and other eateries are take-out, delivery and drive-thru service businesses. Hotel in-restaurant dining, bars and gyms are temporarily closed. While you’re still open for business, what’s the

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Weekly Update — Letter from our CEO, coronavirus latest guidelines and restrictions

Hospitality CEO: Now is the time to act In a letter to Washington Hospitality Association members, our CEO Anthony Anton addresses the coronavirus and its impact on hospitality in Washington

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Hospitality CEO: Now is the time to act

Dear Washington hospitality members, Every day keeps bringing new information and developments regarding the coronavirus. Because of the work-from-home edicts of corporations and the drop in tourism, our industry of

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Coronavirus: Ban on gatherings in three counties

Effective immediately and lasting through the month of March 2020, events taking place in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties with more than 250 people in attendance are prohibited, according to

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Special Edition: Coronavirus

What should we do if our business is impacted by coronavirus? The Employment Security Department on March 9 issued new emergency rules regarding COVID-19. The Department will provide wage replacement

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Coronavirus webinar summary

Here’s a brief list of some of the information and clarity conveyed at this morning’s coronavirus webinar. Let the biggest takeaway be that our industry is equipped and ready to

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Weekly Update: How to safeguard your business against coronavirus

[New Tools] How to safeguard your business against coronavirus News reports continue to trickle out updates on the dangers of COVID-19, the coronavirus. We want you to know that Washington

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Weekly Update — Teach employees to upsell, Seattle small business relief, Hospitality Summits

[HUB] How to teach your employees how to upsell We’ve prepared a brand new training video intended for your servers — be they total novices or talented beginners ready to

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Weekly Update — Managing labor costs by motivating employees, new Seattle tax proposal, Hospitality Summits

[HUB] Managing labor costs by motivating workers A best practice to reduce the high costs of turnover is to not lose good workers in the first place — we can

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Weekly Update — Buying and selling your restaurant, restrictive scheduling dead, CBD in food and drink

Restrictive scheduling is dead… After failing to move out of the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee, Senate Bill 5717, AKA restrictive scheduling is effectively dead for the session. This is

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Weekly Update — Meals and breaks guidance, Coronavirus, King County jobs tax bill

[HUB] Meals and breaks, updated guidance With increased attention to the laws on meals and rest breaks, Washington Hospitality Association members may access the most up-to-date guidance on this topic

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Coronavirus and hospitality: Information and tools

In January 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first U.S. case of the coronavirus had been discovered in Washington state. The situation is rapidly evolving. Below

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What to do with 226-J penalty letters

According to the National Restaurant Association, if you receive a letter entitled 226-J from the Internal Revenue Service, don’t ignore it. “The 226-J letters are the IRS’s official notice to