HAWDC proudly represents member hotels on a variety of governmental and public affairs issues.
April 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

Last week, HAWDC members attended the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s annual Legislative Action Summit here in Washington, DC. On day one of the Summit, attendees listened to a panel of lodging CEOs who provided insight into issues impacting hotels’ bottom line. Attendees also heard from the following Congressional…

March 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated its bomb threat checklist and guidance brochure.  These are quick reference guides designed to help employees and security staff respond to a potential threat in an orderly and controlled manner in conjunction with first responders and other stakeholders.  Click here and here for the…

February 21, 2014 / 0 Comments

Recently, Councilmember Tommy Wells introduced the “Fair Criminal Record Screening Act of 2014.”  This bill, commonly referred to as “Ban the Box”, would prohibit employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s prior convictions before a conditional offer of employment is given to the applicant.  Employers would no longer…