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Weekly Update: New 2019 Minimum Wage Announced in Tacoma

Initiative 1634 Keeps Groceries Affordable The Washington Hospitality Association has joined the fight to keep groceries affordable. We’re supportive of ballot measure I-1634 because neighborhood businesses, workers, farms and families deserve protection

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Our Story: How Washington Hospitality Association Launched its Brand

By Lisa Leinberger and Jillian Henze, Washington Hospitality Association   Whether you are a new business owner or are revamping your old business, a brand is an important tool that

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/16/18

Service animals flyer; Seattle election news and endorsement of Prop 1; Washington Hospitality Convention is coming soon!

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The Right Time in Your Career? (Earn a Hospitality MBA!)

Reprinted When is the perfect time to get a Masters of Business Administration degree? Is it directly out of undergrad, or should you have a few years of work experience

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What’s at Stake in Your Brand

By Pia Larson, Fingerprint Marketing   If you sneeze or have a runny nose, what do you ask for? A Kleenex, of course. Seldom do you ask for the generic

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Getting Serious About Workplace Safety

By Paul Schlienz   Unfortunately, accidents happen and when they occur in the workplace they can have long-lasting repercussions for the employer as well as the employee. Washington Hospitality Association

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Weekly Update: L&I Proposes Salary Threshold of up to $75,000

L&I Proposes Salary Threshold of up to $75,000 The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries has worked with stakeholders to update the “white collar” exemptions under the Minimum Wage

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From the CEO: A Lesson to Remember

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association My father, Basil Anton, wasn’t the only one in my family who owned restaurants. In fact, many of my

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Start Saving with Safety Today

By Anthony Anton, Washington Hospitality Association President & CEO   What would you do to save $15,000 today? Your brain may immediately jump to renegotiating costs with your suppliers, but

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Health Care Savings Accounts: 20 Good Questions

To contact the Washington Hospitality Healthcare Solutions Benefit Specialist – click here What are the benefits of a health savings account (HSA)? HSAs are tax advantaged accounts that help people

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Safety Pays Off in Unexpected Ways

In today’s tight job market, increasing workplace safety should be one of your talent retention strategies. Our partners at ERNwest offer tips on how to reduce the risks of common

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Weekly Update: EAP Draft Rules to be Announced Friday

EAP Draft Rules to be Announced Friday Rulemaking Update: Draft rules on updating the salary threshold for the Executive Administrative and Professional (EAP) exemptions from the state Minimum Wage Act

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Ask the Expert: Making Money in a Growth Economy

By Rick Braa, CHAE   Part one of a two-part series.   Q: With all the changes in the industry, especially with greater competition, wage growth and labor shortages, what

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Healthcare 2022: The Quantified Self is Alive and Well

Click the button below for instant access to the association’s healthcare solutions.  It’s more than medical!   In a heartbeat, the future will be here. Is your business ready for

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2019 Minimum Wage Increases

In most cities across Washington state, minimum wage will go up to $12 an hour starting Jan. 1, 2019. There are three exceptions to this: Seattle, SeaTac and Tacoma. Seattle