Washington state has reopened! The resources and information on this page are designed to help your lodging operations recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. If you need more specific guidance, or if you have additional questions, please call your Territory Manager or email:
- Up-to-date business guidance and recommendations from the governor’s office and state agencies.
- High resolution PDF signs you can download and display in your business.
- Resources and options as you consider mask and vaccine policies that work best for your business.
- Find resources and fresh ideas to help you staff up in our tight labor market and challenging times.
- Use this toolkit to understand the requirements and opportunities as you set your vaccination and mask policies.
- The extremely hard-hit hotel industry has yet to receive direct aid, and the Save Hotel Act will provide a lifeline to hotels and hotel workers
- Hotels and motels may proceed with removing guests starting July 1.
Effective immediately, 18-, 19-, and 20-year-old employees may perform back-of-house work in restricted liquor establishments now through September 30, 2021. Your government affairs team has been working closely with the LCB to adopt this new policy to ease employee age restrictions for restricted liquor establishments. This is a major win for hospitality operators who are struggling to fill open positions as the state looks to fully reopen next week.
Below are FAQs designed to help employers determine the next steps with a variety of scenarios when an employee has a potential or confirmed positive case of COVID-19. Here are some key definitions you’ll need to know as these terms are used several times when...
In the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the Biden Administration has officially withdrawn the OSHA rule requiring employees to either get vaccinated or be subject to regular testing. Below are messages from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and...
In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay for President Joe Biden’s vaccine/testing mandate. This means the mandate, also known as the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), is once again on hold pending additional legal review of cases currently being considered in lower courts.