Downtown Welcome Back Weeks!

Downtown Welcome Back Weeks!

The City has announced Welcome Back Weeks, which are a key part of the ongoing effort to bring workers, small businesses, and visitors back downtown. One of the three large-scale Welcome Back Week events is in Westlake Park and Pacific Place, and it will feature a...
Safety Resources for Restaurants

Safety Resources for Restaurants

We have been hearing the increasing concerns from members about employee and customer safety in their businesses. The SRA welcomed Barb Biondo, Crime Prevention Coordinator, and Chris Inaba, Community Service Officer Program Supervisor, at the October member meeting...
Seattle’s 2022 minimum wage announced

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 employee...
Seattle/King County Election Update

Seattle/King County Election Update

The Seattle Restaurant Alliance 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...