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Weekly Update: Tip Pooling – Supervisors, Managers, Owners are Not to Benefit

Tip Pooling – Supervisors, Managers, Owners are Not to Benefit Reminder: A congressional bill passed March 23 includes a provision that ensures workers will receive all of their tips. Supervisors,

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Weekly Update: Department of Labor Reinforces Tip Pooling Change

Department of Labor Reinforces Tip Pooling Change The Department of Labor issued a brief on April 6 reinforcing that Washington restaurants can now tip pool with heart-of-the-house team members like

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L & I Rulemaking begins on Salary Threshold for Overtime Exempt Employees

This week the state Department of Labor & Industries held its first stakeholder meeting to begin rulemaking on the salary threshold for Executive, Administrative and Professional exemptions from the Minimum

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Weekly Update: Congratulations, 2018 Restaurant Neighbor Award Winners!

Congratulations, 2018 Restaurant Neighbor Award Winners! The Washington Hospitality Association is proud to announce the Washington state winners of the Restaurant Neighbor Awards: Arby’s of Spokane The Boat House Ethan

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Weekly Update: It’s Now Legal to Tip Pool with Heart-of-the-House Employees

It’s Now Legal to Tip Pool with Heart-of-the-House Employees On March 23, Congress passed funding legislation that included repealing the tip pool rule that barred certain employers from setting up tip-pooling

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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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Tip Pooling

On March 23, 2018, Congress passed critical funding legislation that included repealing the tip pool rule that barred certain employers from setting up tip-pooling arrangements under which tipped employees can share

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Eye on Hospitality: Education Foundation Helps You Find Job Candidates in a Tight Labor Market

By Paul Schlienz www.worksourcewa.com It’s a tight labor market out there. U.S. businesses large and small are having difficulty finding workers as the economy continues its recovery from the Great

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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

BREAKING NEWS 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 that barred certain employers

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May (is all about Hospitality)

May is all about Hospitality By Chad Pearson, Marketing, Outreach and Communications for the Employment Security Department When partnerships are good, the results can be outstanding. That’s why the Washington

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Weekly Update: Congratulations to Winners of 2018 ProStart Invitational

Congratulations to Winners of 2018 ProStart Invitational The students at Bellevue’s Newport High school really brought their A-game last weekend at the ProStart Invitational in Spokane. The school took first

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Bellevue’s Newport High School Sweeps Culinary and Management ProStart Competition

SPOKANE, Wash.—Aspiring high-school chefs and restaurateurs assembled in Spokane, Wash., March 10 to slice and dice their way to culinary glory, scholarships and a chance to compete in the national

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Specialty Coffee Expo – Seattle

April 19-22, 2018 Washington State Convention Center – Seattle, WA Specialty Coffee Association’s flagship event returns once again to Seattle for 2018. In this three-day expo, attendees will learn, sip

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Weekly Update: Session Closing with Tourism Victory and Other Wins

Session Closing with Tourism Victory and Other Wins Today is the 60th legislative day and the last day lawmakers may constitutionally meet for the regular 2018 legislative session. Lawmakers will