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I-124 passes – Is your hotel affected?

Seattle voters passed Initiative 124 on Nov. 8, 2016. Initiative 124 concerns health, safety and labor standards for Seattle hotel employees. This initiative requires certain-sized hotel-employers to further protect employees against assault, sexual harassment and injury by retaining lists of accused guests among other measures; improve access to health care; limit workloads; and provide limited […]

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Seattle Times Editorial Board Urges NO on I-124

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jillian Henze, local communications manager | 360-956-7279 ext. 124 jillianh@wahospitality.org In Case You Missed It: Seattle Times Editorial Board Urges NO on I-124 The Seattle Times Editorial Board is urging voters to oppose I-124, a flawed initiative drafted in isolation and riddled with legal liabilities. “Seattle ballot Initiative 124 is […]

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20th Annual Golf Tournament

Join us for The Hotel Association 20th Annual Golf Tournament at The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge 8 a.m., Thursday, September 8, 2016 The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge ENTRY FEE: $150 Per Player INCLUDES: Golf, Power Cart, Warm Up at the Practice Facility, Breakfast, Lunch, Two Beverage Tickets, Keg and Prizes. Click here to register. […]

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Initiative 124 Update

Seattle hotels care deeply about ensuring a safe, healthy and supportive work environment for all our employees and work collaboratively as a team to address these issues. Seattle hotels are 100 percent committed to a protecting our employees every day. We are concerned about some overreaching elements of Initiative 124. For example, this measure would mean […]

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A note from our partner – Seattle Restaurant Alliance

Today, we’re sharing some news from our partners at the Seattle Restaurant Alliance. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jillian Henze, Local Communications Manager, jillianh@warestaurant.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 July 18, 2016 Seattle restaurant workers are highly satisfied at work; new scheduling policies are not their priority SEATTLE – The majority of the Seattle restaurant workforce is […]