New Department of Labor rules regarding overtime pay exemption thresholds were announced by the White House on Wednesday, May 18.
The WRA/WLA government affairs team has learned that the City of Seattle is starting to send compliance letters to businesses that do not have gender neutral signage on their single-occupancy restrooms. If a business does not comply within 30 days, it faces fines.
New Department of Labor (DOL) rules regarding overtime pay exemption thresholds were announced by the White House on Wednesday, May 18. The department estimates the new rules could affect more the four million employees nationwide.
Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden, Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Sherrod Brown (R-Ohio) announced the release of the final rule amending federal overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Employers have been bracing for the new rule, which dramatically increases the number of salaried employees eligible for overtime pay.
Today, Vice President Joe Biden, Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Sherrod Brown (R-Ohio) announced the release of the final rule amending federal overtime pay requirements under
Writing about how Washington’s hospitality businesses support our communities is a surprisingly difficult assignment. That’s because in the industry that serves, giving back is in everyone’s DNA, and compelling examples abound. So where does one start?
Defined as anyone born after 1995, Gen Z makes up about 26 percent of the population, the largest demographic since baby boomers. These young diners – 83 million strong – wield substantial spending power, and their flavor preferences differ from previous generations’.
The Washington Restaurant Association/Washington Lodging Association State of the Industry Forum is only a few weeks away. Plan now to attend because you won’t want to miss it. We’re putting
The Food and Drug Administration is advising restaurateurs to check out their frozen vegetables to see if they bought or stored any products linked to a recent multistate Listeria outbreak.
One of the most exciting developments in Facebook advertising is Dynamic Ads – a way for advertisers to dynamically display their ads to Facebook users based on products they visited previously on the advertiser’s website or mobile app.
I have written many times on the amazing outcomes that ProStart brings to our students, schools and industry. I have also written many times on the value of mentorship. I am writing today about a student’s personal path that leads to ProStart, mentorship and new beginnings.
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday officially announced the availability of final guidance on the federal menu-labeling rule, which means restaurateurs and similar retail food establishments now have a date certain for compliance: May 5, 2017.