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WASHINGTON  HOSPITALITY – Your Primary Source of Information Take the Survey when it arrives! The Washington Hospitality Association works with an outside company to complete a membership survey every two

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Scholarships Immediately Available to “Upskill” Workers and Create Career Pathways 

MEDIA CONTACT: Jillian Henze, Communications Manager, 360-956-7279 ext. 124, jillianh@wahospitality.org Scholarships Immediately Available to “Upskill” Workers and Create Career Pathways The Washington Hospitality Association is currently offering scholarships aimed at connecting workers with skills improvement classes for hospitality employees. Through

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Eye on Hospitality: Just Say No to Forced Labor 

By Paul Schlienz  Not in our house!  This is what hotels throughout the U.S. are telling human traffickers.  The hospitality industry is taking a strong stand against forced labor because

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Avoiding I-9 Form Pitfalls: A Webinar on Immigration Compliance for the Hospitality Industry.

DATE AND TIME Feb. 23, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT LOCATION GoToWebinar In 2018 we expect the current administration to quadruple the number of I-9 investigations for employers.

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An economist’s assessment of the hospitality industry 

This week’s article is from Paul Turek, the Washington Employment Security Department’s statewide economist.   For direct access to employment and emoployee candidates visit www.worksourcewa.com  An economist’s assessment of the hospitality industry  As you know, leisure

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Hotels Welcome Rani Hong, Crusader Against Forced Labor

OLYMPIA… The Washington Hospitality Association will welcome Rani Hong to its Lodging Convention, Oct. 22-24, at the Tulalip Resort Casino. Rani Hong is a survivor of child trafficking and co-founder

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Upskilling to Beat the Labor Shortage

By David Faro To see a complete list of the training opportunities available through your membership, visit the Hospitality Association Education Foundation (EF) website.  If you have questions or need

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Hospitality Graduate Degree (Why?)

Dr. Don Martin, Ph.D Despite the professional success of many who did not earn a college diploma, it is becoming clear that earning an education matters. In addition, an undergraduate degree

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Hospitality Association Backs FareStart Apprenticeship Program

OLYMPIA Aug. 31, 2017 – The Washington Hospitality Association is excited to support FareStart’s recently launched Foodservice Apprenticeship Program. The program will help lower-income foodservice workers gain skills and employment

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Tuition Assistance Partnership Announced

Washington State University announces tuition assistance partnership with Washington Hospitality Association for online MBA, EMBA PULLMAN, Wash. (Sept. 08, 2017) — A new educational partnership between Washington State University (WSU)

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Amazon’s $1MM Challenge Match: Donate & Dine to Transform

Amazon’s $1MM Challenge Match: Donate & Dine to Transform Lives Amazon is matching all donations and restaurant revenue up to $1 million for 25 days in recognition of FareStart’s 25th

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Golf FORE! Education! (September 19, 2017)

Make sure that you reserve your space in the 2017 Golf FORE! Education Golf Tournament on September 19, 2017 at Washington National Golf Course. Register HERE

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Washington Hospitality Partners on Job Board with ESD

Washington Hospitality and the Employment Security Division have teamed up to provide a (free) and robust online job board aimed at uniting employers with job seekers.  With the full backing

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Bonney Lake High School Wins Bite of Apprentice!

Since 2012, the ACF Washington State Chefs Association has hosted the Bite of Apprentice, a fundraiser that brings together apprentices from restaurants and students from schools to compete for having

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Nancy Jewett, Educator for Lewis and Clark High School Management Team

Nancy Jewett is the ProStart educator from Lewis & Clark High School, whose management team took first place in the Sysco 2017 Washington State ProStart Invitational.  Each year, students from