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Today, the FDA released draft guidance that outlines a series of “voluntary targets” for restaurants and packaged-food manufacturers to reduce sodium levels.

Government Affairs

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Lon Hatamiya, former secretary of the California Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency, will tell Seattle City Councilmembers on June 21 that his study of new restrictive scheduling in San Francisco shows the unintended negative impact on flexible, part-time work and how employers are frustrated by new penalties caused by unforeseen circumstances.

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 10

Hot off the Grill: Week 10

  March 7, 2016
Hot Off The Grill: Week 9

Hot Off The Grill: Week 9

  March 7, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 8

Hot off the Grill: Week 8

  February 29, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 7

Hot off the Grill: Week 7

  February 28, 2016

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

Hot off the Grill: Week 7

Hot off the Grill: Week 7

  February 28, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 6

Hot off the Grill: Week 6

  February 22, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 5

Hot off the Grill: Week 5

  February 15, 2016
Hot off the Grill: Week 4

Hot off the Grill: Week 4

  February 9, 2016

Spokane’s new Paid Leave Ordinance, adopted by the Spokane City Council in January 2016, will take effect January 1, 2017.

Lon Hatamiya, former secretary of the California Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency, will tell Seattle City Councilmembers on June 21 that his study of new restrictive scheduling in San Francisco shows the unintended negative impact on flexible, part-time work and how employers are frustrated by new penalties caused by unforeseen circumstances.

Restrictive Scheduling

Restrictive Scheduling

  February 24, 2016

Programs

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Association POS program Sept. 16, 2013 | by Cherryh Cansler Whether it’s employees pocketing cash, giving away free food or

Training

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Hospitality Job Fair Presented by Washington Restaurant Association Education Foundation, Seattle Goodwill & WorkSource ,Seattle-King County Business Services Featuring 100’s

Resources

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Today, Vice President Joe Biden, Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Sherrod Brown (R-Ohio) announced the release

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.