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In Washington state there have been reports of abuses of the eviction moratorium law, with hotels being occupied and having occupants be protected from eviction due to the rules of

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Buying or Selling a Hospitality Business in a Post Pandemic Marketplace

This sponsored content is brought to you by Oliver Kotelnikov with IBA. The recent health pandemic has indiscriminately impacted every aspect of the global economy.   With the reopening of the

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Minimum Wage Info & Resources

Did you know that the Washington Hospitality Association has all the information you need to know about the minimum wage increases on Jan. 1, 2021? Visit that information here. We

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Toolkit – Wildfire Season Prepardness

Wildfire season is here: do you know when you should close your patio? It’s become almost a yearly event. Smoke from nearby wildfires hangs over the area, creating hazardous conditions

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Public Health — Seattle & King County Coronavirus Guidance for Restaurants

Public Health – Seattle & King County has announced new recommendations to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in addition to earlier guidance. Retail service may continue throughout King

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Toolkit – Isolated Workers and Panic Buttons

Isolated workers and the law: How you can prepare for 2020 A bill passed in the 2019 legislative session and signed into state law requires all employers in hotel, motel,

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Toolkit – Snow Prepardness

Riding out the storm: How planning and communication get your hospitality business snow-weather ready December is the official start of winter and that means snow and windstorms are coming, sending

Programs Resources Washington Hospitality Weekly

Mitigate Payment Data Security Risks

The Washington Hospitality Association’s payments processing system is backed by U.S. Bank/Elavon. Elavon is an industry leader in payments security, providing encryption and tokenization of card data both “in transit”

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L&I proposes changes in hospitality industry rates

The Department of Labor & Industries has announced an overall 0.8 percent decrease in the average price of workers’ compensation insurance premiums across the state beginning in 2020. This is

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Video: What is the HERO Manual and how can it help your business?

Learn more about this exclusive resource for Washington Hospitality Association members only.

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Pregnancy Accommodations in the Workplace: Flyer Now Available

Did you know Washington state has pregnancy accommodation laws that provide specific civil rights protections for pregnant employees? This flyer from the Attorney General’s Office outlines these rights in English

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Washington Fair Chance Act Flyer Now Available

The Fair Chance Act protects job applicants with a criminal record so they may fairly compete for job opportunities for which they are otherwise qualified. The flyer, available in both

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How to Recruit in a Tight Job Market

A Conversation with Patrick Yearout, Director of Innovation at Ivar’s and Kidd Valley Restaurants By Marianne Scholl One of the shining traits of hospitality professionals is an eagerness to help