Temporary Layoff Provision Extended

Friday the Government of Saskatchewan amended The Employment Standards Regulations to ensure that for the entire duration of a public emergency, businesses will not have to provide notice or pay in lieu of notice when they lay off employees…Read More           Q&A - Employment Standards

Restaurants & Bars set to Open June 8

If all goes according to plan, Saskatchewan residents can return to their favourite restaurants or bars on June 8. 

When Phase 3 of the plan starts, restaurants and licensed establishments will be able to open at 50 per cent capacity, subject to these guidelines

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Hotel Best Practices & Operating Procedures

Inform associates of measures to minimize associate contact with the guest and changes to that guest’s services (outlined below). Remember, keep the well-being of associates top of mind. Convey accurate information to associates about preventative measures associates should implement on their own such as social distancing strategies and good hand hygiene. Remind associates that the standard cleaning procedures align with health agency recommendations Read More 

Restaurant reopening Best Practices

In the restaurant industry, the health and safety of everyone we serve are always mission critical. This is just as true now as it was before the emergence of COVID-19. Informed by lessons learned from those operating during the pandemic so far, this document provides best practices that your operation can implement to comply with requirements from government,

Together with recommendations from your local health authorities...  Read More 

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The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 24-30 as Saskatchewan Tourism Week. The week coincides with Tourism Week in Canada, which brings attention to the importance of a vibrant tourism sector and the economic benefits generated through travel and tourism... Read More

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COVID-19 Resource Guides

With the global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s important for employers to be prepared to respond. Service Hospitality has created a Covid-19 Guide for Hospitality, Covid-19 Guide for Non-Profits & Community ServicesReturn to Work Guide and Covid-19 Guide for Restaurants to help assist you, our members, with these preparations during this unprecedented time.

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Welcome New Affiliate Member

Regina’s Warehouse Business Improvement District encompasses 80 blocks of the City of Regina within designated boundaries: north to 4th Ave, South to the CP Railyard, East to Winnipeg St, and West to Albert St. We are an organization representing a community of nearly 600 businesses, most of them locally owned and operated. Any business located in the area is automatically considered a member of Regina’s Warehouse District. We aim to benefit our members by focusing on these key areas: Membership Engagement, Branding the District, Fostering Investment, and Advocacy.

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Hear from Canada’s TOP Workplace Psychological Health & Safety Expert, Dr. Bill Howatt alongside our lineup of special guest speakers. Register Today!

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Are you working from home? Stuck in isolation? Interested in health and safety or just looking for something to keep you entertained? Look no further…Service Hospitality is excited to deliver their new webinar series occurring every Tuesday and Thursday – FREE of charge!

With the ever-evolving changes occurring with COVID-19, they are temporarily unable to provide their in-person training. However, they have shifted to offer these through the use of online webinars. Continue your HSLC training, every Tuesday, through their online webinars!

Further to their HSLC training, they’re offering a safety webinar series, every Thursday, which will cater to all learning styles by including videos, lectures and chat participation on a wide variety of topics. Prevention is the key to reducing injuries, whether the injury occurs at home, school or in the workplace. These courses will cover topics such as mental health, safety at home, school or in the workplace and will feature special guest presentations. 

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Open letter from Shanna Munro, President and CEO, Restaurants Canada

Canada’s foodservice industry was one of the first sectors impacted by COVID-19, and continues to be one of the hardest hit: 800,000 foodservice workers have been laid off or have had their hours cut down to zero due to the difficult choices that restaurant operators were forced to make. That’s nearly two thirds of our industry’s workforce and double the number of jobs that Canada’s entire economy lost, across all sectors…Read More

Tourism HR Canada Launching COVID-19 Workforce Recovery Toolkit

Business-focused toolkit will support Canadian tourism SMEs navigate COVID-19 recovery efforts

Tourism HR Canada is developing the COVID-19 Tourism Workforce Recovery Toolkit to help the industry get up and running as quickly as possible and build resiliency for the medium- to long-term.

Tourism operators may sign up at tourismrecovery.ca (English) and relancetourisme.ca (French) to receive access and updates as Modules are launched in the coming weeks. The full COVID-19 Tourism Workforce Recovery Toolkit will be released in June with a French version immediately following.

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Personal Protective Equipment Suppliers

In response to the current pandemic, SaskAbilities is offering new products such as reusable isolation gowns, cotton face masks, surgical button caps and button headbands.

Contact: John Dong at 306-569-6775  Email

 

National Sales, Canada’s premier distributor of hospitality products and amenities now has the highest quality PPE supplies at the lowest price, including…

3-Ply Disposable Masks - KN95 Masks - Infrared Digital Thermometers - Clear Vinyl Exam Gloves - Hand Sanitizer - Disinfectant Wipes - Isolation Gowns - Face Shields

Contact: Evan Bloomfield, Vice President, National Sales Company
(204) 633-3377  Email

To support the on-going pandemic crisis, Fortessa Tableware Solutions Canada has partnered with local companies to produce Retail Shields & Face Masks to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Contact: Darrell Hubelit 306.250.9219 Email

People are among Guest Supply’s most important assets. The extensive selection of our product offerings and impressive global reach, are complemented by the strength of an unparalleled level of service. We are now offering...

 hand sanitizer, gloves, masks, wipes, disinfectant cleaner & social distancing signage.

Contact Monica Kowerko  204-771-0313
Email   www.guestsupply.ca
 

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Membership Matters!

The hospitality industry gets “wins” when we work together. Keep the SHHA team strong by purchasing a membership in the Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association.

Keep Your Voice Strong!

Download the Membership Brochure Here.

Relevant Communications!

We are committed to keeping our members up-to-date on the latest news and industry trends. Here's How: www.skhha.com - Member Magazine - eBlasts - Member Directory - Annual Conference & Tradeshow

Benefit Programs!

We know that being part of the SHHA is beneficial to you, adding value to your business: SHHA Payment Solutions  - QUASEP Discount Program - HIP Insurance Program - Industry Training - ATM Solutions - Natural Gas Program - Employee Health Benefits

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SMALL PRODUCTION WINERIES: Craft Wine for your Menu

Jill Childerhose, Doug Reichel Wine Marketing

In some ways, the exciting craft brewery and distillery movement is doing what small production wineries have been doing for years: focusing on better ingredients and processes, innovating new or fuller flavours, and reflecting something local. Small production wineries are not new, but they may satisfy the modern customer in a new way.

Small production winery owners consistently adopt a “way-of-life” approach to their craft.

To Read the Complete Column CLICK HERE

WHY IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING an Under Reported Crime?

By Cst. Tina Platford, Crime Reduction Unit, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Victim cooperation is crucial to the successful outcome of a human trafficking charge. From the initial statement to testimony in court, the victim provides key evidence to prove the charges. The process of converting a sex trafficking victim into a cooperative witness can often be volatile and intense.

Victims often fear for their safety, or that of their families’, and are often ashamed or embarrassed about their ordeal, fearing being exposed and stigmatized. Some sex workers do not recognize themselves as victims and have accepted their predicament. Read More

Working remotely can increase the risk of a cyber-attack

Increasingly, offices are closing their doors as governments continue to implement measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Organizations have had to adapt to the changing environment, often allowing employees to work remotely from the comfort of their own home.

However, the shift to remote working has the potential to increase the risks of a cyber-attack, as employees are not protected by the same security controls as their usual office environment. When shifting to a remote working set-up, it is important that employees employ the following measures to reduce the risk of a cyber-attack.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Mental Health Resources for All

Financial struggles, tough economic times, family conflict, and relationship troubles can affect your mental health, and mental health problems can make these challenges even more difficult to navigate. Whether it is for yourself or someone else (an employee, co-worker, friend), there are supports in place that are accessible to you. 

  • Visit the Canadian Mental Health Association, Saskatchewan Division, website at www.sk.cmha.ca
  • Visit Mobile Crisis Services online (www.mobilecrisis.ca) or call one of their helplines
  • (306) 757-0127
  • Farm/Rural Stress Line (800) 667-4442

Remember, you are not alone. If you have even the smallest question or concern, contact any of the resources listed above right away.

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