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Mitigate Payment Data Security Risks

The Washington Hospitality Association’s payments processing system is backed by U.S. Bank/Elavon. Elavon is an industry leader in payments security, providing encryption and tokenization of card data both “in transit”

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An investigation into January’s coming $1.50 per hour wage increase, the projected impact on your business and how we’ll help

By Jillian Henze, APR In March 2019, the alarm sounded. The alarm’s name is Cathy Fox, the association’s Seattle Neighborhoods senior territory manager, and a veteran staff member at the

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Weekly Update: Marketing your restaurant, Stars award winners, GAC: Legislative priorities

New in the HUB: Five ways to get the most out of your restaurant marketing budget You need to spend money on marketing. The question is – how much? And

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Weekly Update — Minimum wage, employee motivation, health care shopping

New year, 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 SeaTac,

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Weekly Update: Scary you could miss this-Tip pooling, P&L warning signs, I-124 invalidated

In this issue: Make no BONES about it…Tip pooling: Tell DOL what you think Washington State Supreme Court dismisses appeal, invalidating I-124 5 red flags to look for in your restaurant financial statements

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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: New resources in the HUB, Seattle’s minimum wage information, Pathways Dinner and more

The Washington Hospitality Association Weekly: Oct. 17, 2019 In this issue: New in the HUB: How to raise menu prices the right way Do you remember your first job in

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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: The HUB has launched, Convention room block closes Oct. 11

The Washington Hospitality Weekly: Oct. 3, 2019 In this issue: Get your login today: The survival strategies HUB has launched Hospitality Convention: Room block closes Oct. 11 Tacoma and Vancouver!Government Affairs

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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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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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Weekly Update: Hospitality industry survival strategies launching Sept. 30

Launching Sept. 30 – Hospitality industry survival strategies The Washington state minimum wage is going up $1.50 on Jan. 1, 2020. When added to all the other new regulations over

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Weekly Update: Focus on prevention: Summer heat means increased Legionnaires’ risk

Focus on prevention: Summer heat means increased Legionnaires’ risk Running air conditioning units can fight the heat and also increase risk of your customers and employees being exposed to Legionella

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Weekly Update: New city plastic bag ban + a historic hotel’s refresh that revived a city

Register now for Golf FORE! Education – Only four days left! Golf FORE! Education is a day of great golf and great refreshments from sponsors like Heritage Distilling Co. and

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Weekly Update: 2020 travel per diem rates released

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