SEATTLE ADVOCACY

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With an increase in legislation being pushed at the local level, the hospitality industry faces many challenges. WRA’s Government Affairs Team is focused on building relationships at the local level so that the hospitality industry is involved in crafting legislation that has the best outcome for employees and businesses.

For more information on Seattle’s hospitality sector, visit the Seattle Restaurant Alliance page here.

Also, visit us on Facebook for more updates here.

If you would like to be added to our Weekly Newsletter, email our Communications Manager Paul Schlienz at: pauls@warestaurant.org

Week in Review/Week Ahead Recap:

Restrictive Scheduling:

Recent Media Coverage on Restrictive Scheduling

Service Charges:

Minimum Wage:

Paid Leave:

Employee Head Tax

Tip Pooling

Short-Term Rentals:

Initiative 124:

Other News:

Why Local?

Contacts:

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MANAGER: John Lane – johnl@warestaurant.org

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COORDINATOR: Morgan Hickel – morganh@warestaurant.org

LOCAL COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER: Jillian Henze – jillianh@warestaurant.org