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If you employed an average of 50 or more full-time employees (including full-time-equivalent employees) in 2015, or if you offered a self-funded health insurance plan last year, deadlines are quickly approaching for you to file new forms with the IRS under the health care law: Forms 1095-B (Health Coverage) and Forms 1095–C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage).

Government Affairs

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A proposed ballot initiative has surfaced in Seattle that seeks to implement a wide range of onerous workplace provisions on

The 2016 Legislative Session adjourned for the final time last week.The legislature had been called back into session to complete

Hot off the Grill: Week 8

Hot off the Grill: Week 8

  February 29, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 4

Hot off the Grill: Week 4

  February 9, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 2

Hot off the Grill: Week 2

  January 18, 2016

The 2016 Legislative Session adjourned Sine Die last night at around 9 p.m. with a flurry of activity. Left undone

The 2016 Legislative Session adjourned Sine Die last night at around 9 p.m. with a flurry of activity. Left undone

The 2016 Legislative Session adjourned Sine Die last night at around 9 p.m. with a flurry of activity. Left undone

Restrictive Scheduling

Restrictive Scheduling

  February 24, 2016

Programs

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To connect with a WRA Minimum Essential Coverage specialist for your company call 360-956-7279 There are several terms in the

Training

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It’s easy to let employee training fall by the wayside. Staffing schedules crisscross in a busy hospitality business, and labor costs are high as it is. Yet incorporating outside training courses into your employment practices is well worth the short-term hassle and expense for a whole slew of reasons.

Resources

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Although the first three months of 2016 were marked by uneven restaurant sales, the overall trend remains generally positive, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.

The turnover rate in the hospitality sector rose for the fifth consecutive year in 2015, but remained below pre-recession levels, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.  His Economist’s Notebook commentary and analysis appears regularly on Restaurant.org and Restaurant TrendMapper.