Webinar: De-escalation strategies

Webinar: De-escalation strategies

The Seattle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free webinar that will feature specific strategies and information on de-escalation techniques. Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 2-3 p.m. Topics will include self-regulation during particularly challenging situations and verbal...
Seattle/King County Election Update

Seattle/King County Election Update

The Seattle Hotel Association made endorsements in four races this election cycle. Bruce Harrell for Seattle Mayor, Ann Davison for Seattle City Attorney, Sara Nelson for Seattle City Council Position 9, and Dow Constantine for King County Executive. As of the 4 p.m.,...

Survey – American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA)

AHLA and the AHLA Foundation are continually working to address hospitality labor shortages and advance policies that will help your business through the pandemic.As part of those efforts, they are conducting a new Front Desk Feedback survey of members on the status...

Seattle’s 2022 minimum wage announced

Effective January 1, 2022 the minimum wage for Seattle is as follows: Large employers (501 or more employees) is $17.27/HourSmall employers (500 or fewer employees) who do not pay at least $1.52/hour toward the employee’s medical benefits and/or where the...
King County vaccine verification starts next week

King County vaccine verification starts next week

King County’s vaccine verification mandate goes into effect on Monday. Visit our toolkit for all available resources, information, and webinars. Be sure to also check out our new library of downloadable signs that can help you communicate these new...

Property Owners: ACT NOW IF YOU PLAN TO APPLY

Property Owners: ACT NOW IF YOU PLAN TO APPLY Governor Inslee has signed Engrossed Substitute House Bill (ESHB) 1332, which allows for an extension of payment on 2021 commercial real property taxes and allows for a payment plan of commercial property taxes due to the...
Paycheck Protection Program Application & Resources

Paycheck Protection Program Application & Resources

Paycheck Protection Program Application & Resources The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application portal officially reopens Jan. 11, when the SBA will accept “first-draw” loans from small businesses yet to receive a PPP...