Federal officials updated and modernized the I-9 From for employment verification. Be sure to check out these 8 compliance tips for employers from Fisher Phillips. The new form is available now, and employers must begin using the new form by Nov. 1.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.”Read More
The number and severity of catastrophic weather events are on the rise. Government agencies from FEMA to the CDC and Ready.gov offer myriad resources for preparedness and recovery but none is geared specifically to restaurant operations. The National Restaurant Association Always Ready: Natural Disasters gleans the best practices from official sources and restaurant operators—including human resources and risk managers from independent restaurants and national brands—to share recommendations for what to do in advance, during and after a natural disaster.Read More