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Weekly Update: Don’t Miss Members Only Minimum Wage Webinar – Aug. 29

The WRA and WLA are holding webinars for our members where they can learn how minimum wage Initiative 1433 came to be and what it will entail.

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: Restaurants Respond to EEOC Overreach

Get ready for a whole lot more paperwork if the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has its way.

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Members Only Minimum Wage Webinar

We are here to help. On the ballot this November voters have the option to pass Initiative 1433. I-1433 seeks to increase the state’s minimum wage $13.50/hr over four years

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Here’s how to stop workplace violence

Every year, nearly 2 million Americans report they’ve been victims of workplace violence, a labor attorney said during a recent National Restaurant Association webinar.

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Weekly Update: Restaurants are America’s Most Popular Industry

According to the annual Gallup Work and Education Poll, restaurants are the nation’s most highly regarded industry.

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: Restaurants Make College Affordable for Their Employees

Increasingly, the restaurant industry is stepping to the plate and financially assisting its employees who wish to pursue higher education.

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Weekly Update: Obama Signs New GMO Food Labeling Law, Restaurants Exempted

President Obama signed into law a bipartisan bill that creating a national standard requiring food manufacturers to disclose foods containing genetically modified ingredients.

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: Quick-Service Restaurants Embrace Self-Service Kiosks

Self-service kiosks are appearing in quick-service restaurants throughout the world. With rising labor costs, this trend is sure to expand.

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Restaurants hungry for tech without the headache

Technology is one of the fastest-moving trends in the restaurant industry today. Picking the right solutions can help boost customer service and performance, but what’s the best way to identify those solutions in the race to be tech-forward?

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Washington Restaurant and Lodging Associations’ 2016 Legislative Heroes

The Washington Restaurant (WRA) and Washington Lodging Association have announced their 2016 Legislative Heroes. You can read more about them in the current edition of Washington Restaurant & Lodging Magazine,

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Weekly Update: WRA and WLA Finalize Partnership to Become One Hospitality Association

This week, the Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) and the Washington Lodging Association (WLA) finalized a partnership that will lead to the creation of one of the state’s largest trade associations.

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: Federal Overtime Rule Update

By Paul Schlienz Big changes in federal overtime regulations are in the offing. If you don’t know the new rule and its timetable for implementation, it’s time for you get