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New Heat Rules, Winning the Hiring Game & Updating ‘Know Your Rights’ Posters | Essential News for Washington Hospitality Employers!

In this episode, we cover key updates vital for Washington hospitality business owners. Discover the new Outdoor Heat Exposure Rules for employees and gain insights into our members-only webinar aimed at navigating today’s challenging hiring landscape. Plus, stay compliant with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act by updating your ‘Know Your Rights’ poster. From new state regulations to winning in the recruitment game, we’ve got the News You Need To Know. Find additional resources at wahospitality.org. Thanks for watching, and special thanks to Adesso for their sponsorship.

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Tip reporting and IRS Form 8027: What fast-food businesses need to know

As a fast-food business owner, staying on top of tax regulations and requirements is important to avoid penalties and ensure compliance. One such form that may impact your business is the IRS Form 8027. This form is used to report tips received by employees in certain food and beverage establishments. Failing to file this form or inaccurately reporting tips could result in hefty fines for your business. Here is whatyou need to know about IRS Form 8027 and how it applies to your fast food business.

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Congress tackles food waste, helps restaurants with food donations

The Food Donation Improvement Act specifically expands liability protections to include donations of an apparently fit grocery product or apparently wholesome food that is “donated directly to a needy individual by a retail grocer, wholesaler, agricultural producer, restaurant, caterer, school food authority, or institution of higher education for which the recipient is charged a good Samaritan reduced price that is no greater than the cost of handling, administering, and distributing the food or product.”

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A recent Seattle Times article highlighted the increasing number of class action lawsuits filed against business owners for failing to comply with the state’s pay transparency requirements for job postings. In short, employers with 15[...]
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