Reopening Guides:


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:

Lodging Operations


Current Guidance and Requirements

  • Up-to-date business guidance and recommendations from the governor’s office and state agencies.

[Toolkit] Back to work

  • Find resources and fresh ideas to help you staff up in our tight labor market and challenging times.

[Toolkit] Setting your company’s vaccination and mask policy

  • Use this toolkit to understand the requirements and opportunities as you set your vaccination and mask policies.

Tell lawmakers to pass the Save Hotel Jobs Act

  • 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

Eviction moratorium ends for lodging operators

    • Hotels and motels may proceed with removing guests starting July 1.

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How to report a claimant for violating unemployment requirements

The most recent data shows the unemployment rate in Washington state is falling and changes to the state unemployment system should help bring more people into the workforce. On July 4, rules that require claimants to actively search for jobs returned to the state’s unemployment system.  The ESD has a form you can fill to report claimants in violation of current work search requirements.

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