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Weekly Update – Let Us Know Your Thoughts on Legislative Candidates in Your Area

Let Us Know Your Thoughts on Legislative Candidates in Your Area The Washington Hospitality Association Government Affairs team will spend $650,000 this election cycle protecting YOU and your business. We

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Eye on Hospitality: How to Prevent Theft in Hotels and Restaurants

Theft can happen at your hotel or restaurant, but there are ways you can minimize the risk. Eye on Hospitality recently talked with Doug Rector, president of Northwest Loss Prevention Consultants, in Renton, about strategies for preventing theft.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 6/13/18

Wrap up of Hospitality Month; Tacoma Hiring Event a success; Edmonds moving towards disposable plastics ban.

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Seattle City Council repeals controversial tax on jobs 

In a surprising move, the Seattle City Council voted on Tuesday, June 12, to repeal the tax on jobs it unanimously passed less than a month ago. The controversial tax

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Eye on Hospitality: Ban the Box Takes Effect Today – What It Means for Employers

Employers take notice: Starting today, a new law designed to help people with criminal convictions find employment and rebuild their lives takes effect. The new law will require changes to your application process for job seekers if you do not already comply.

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Become an intern at the Washington Hospitality Association!

Employees discuss what experiences help them in their jobs. By Kristina Holtrop We all know that the Washington Hospitality Association helps communities around Washington State. What we might not know

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Weekly Update: Pierce County Hiring Event a Big Success

Pierce County Hiring Event a Big Success Today was a big day for hospitality employers and job-seekers in Pierce County. Washington Hospitality Association’s Hiring Event connected Pierce County citizens with

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Eye on Hospitality: GDPR – What It is and How It Affects Hospitality

By Paul Schlienz   Washington hospitality businesses that serve European customers need to follow a new data protection law. It’s not often that a European law directly affects massive numbers

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 5/29/18

Seattle City Council votes unanimously on jobs tax; Hospitality Week in Tacoma and Hospitality Month for Washington state; Pierce County hiring event.

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Weekly Update: Hospitality Week, Month and Hiring Event Help Solve Labor Shortage

The Hunt is Over: Hospitality Week, Month and Hiring Event Help Solve Labor Shortage Earlier this month, Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed May as Hospitality Month. On Tuesday, the Tacoma City

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Eye on Hospitality: Retirement Savings Options Benefit Small Businesses, Employees

The hospitality industry is made of small businesses that may struggle to provide retirement plans to their employees as a benefit. Thanks to a law passed in 2015, sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, who is a restaurateur and Washington Hospitality Association member, small businesses and their employees have a way to save for retirement.

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City of Edmonds Moves Toward Disposable Plastics Ban

The Edmonds City Council passed a resolution Wednesday night stating its intent to ban single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cutlery provided by the food service industry by 2020. This marks

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Eye on Hospitality: Hiring Event 2018 – Bringing People and Jobs Together, May 31

By Paul Schlienz Contact jobconnect@wahospitality.org for more information It’s not a typical job fair. Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 31, at Tacoma’s Murano Hotel, where the Washington Hospitality Association