Are you prepared for upcoming job post requirements?

Starting Jan. 1, 2023, employers with 15 or more employees will be required to include salary and benefits information in job postings. If you haven’t done so already, check out our summary to learn what you need to know to be compliant with the new law.

National Food Safety Month week 4: Developing a culture of food safety

Food safety goes far beyond passing health inspections and meeting regulatory requirements. Creating a comprehensive food safety culture that is embraced throughout your organization should be one of the primary goals of senior leadership. Through proactive, well-executed, systematic food safety, the entire industry becomes stronger.

NW Hospitality Leadership Podcast: 4 Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive

[NEW EPISODE] Washington Hospitality Association President & CEO Anthony Anton sits down with Chris Jenson of the Table Group to talk about the book, “The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive,” and how organizational clarity can help your business.

Sponsored by U.S. Bank.

Save the date: Government Affairs Roundtable

Mark your calendar today for one of our upcoming Government Affairs Roundtables. Your state GA team will come to your community to share what they’re working on for the upcoming legislative session and hear from you about what you need as our industry moves past the pandemic.

Last chance! Seattle Mariners Industry Appreciation Night

Join your Washington hospitality community for the Mariners playoff push as they take on the Texas Rangers on Sept. 27 for Industry Appreciation Night. Hospitality employees can snag $20 Main Level seats and $10 View Level seats.

National News

Take action: Help us lower credit card swipe fees

The bipartisan “Credit Card Competition Act of 2022” will bring competition to the credit card network routing market. It would require credit cards to operate on more than one network option to route financial data, which is already required with debit card transactions.

Please urge Congress to support the “Credit Card Competition Act of 2022.”

Local News

Last chance! Sign up for the SHA golf tournament

Sign up today for the 25th Annual Seattle Hotel Association Golf Tournament on Sept. 29 at the Golf Club at Redmond Ridge. The tournament includes a round of golf with power carts, meals, beverage tickets and prizes!

October SRA meeting

Join us at our next SRA member meeting at 10 a.m. on Oct. 5 at Elliott Bay Brewery and Pub in West Seattle for a panel discussion regarding how to effectively shift service types and menu offerings. You’ll also hear from several local operators who have successfully changed service types during the pandemic.

Join us for a conversation with Mayor Harrell

RSVP today for our next SHA meeting on Oct. 13 at the Motif Hotel. We are excited to welcome Mayor Bruce Harrell for remarks as well as other guest speakers. The meeting will start at 4 p.m. followed by a reception at 5 p.m.

Hospitality Solutions

Mobile wallet usage rivals traditional payment methods

Customers are increasingly moving to electronic forms of payment. 62% of respondents from an Experian survey said they use mobile wallets compared to 63% of respondents who say they also use traditional payment methods.

When does your business insurance policy renew?

With the collective buying power of membership, our solution leverages improvements to coverage terms and conditions. Currently, we’re quoting 60 days out from policy renewal dates, so don’t delay and get a quote today.

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