April 4, 2019
Independent Hotels Special Pricing Program

At HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, we work hard to make your job easier, so you can focus on what matters—increasing operational efficiency, occupancy, and guest satisfaction. As a leading supplier to the hospitality industry, we provide the maintenance supplies, furniture, fixtures and equipment, and renovation and rebranding services you need.


Why Your Hotel Should be Messaging in 2019
5 Tips to Get You Started
Free Webinar
April 16, 2019 at 10am Pacific
The way that guests communicate is different. No longer will phone and email be a sufficient way to maintain contact and interact with your guest. Today’s guest is much more comfortable communicating via text or other messaging apps. Hotels that aren’t catering to these differing communication preferences could be left behind.

In this webinar, we will discuss how using messaging to augment your service will significantly make your guest's experience more convenient, while vastly improving your retention. We’ll also give you tips and tricks for implementing a messaging strategy that works best for your hotel.

Key Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of today’s communication landscape
  • How messaging can improve guest convenience and retention
  • Tips & tricks for implementing an effective messaging strategy
Social Media and Reputation Management, A Must-Have

Social media posts and online reviews have taken over the field of hotel ratings. More and more of your potential guests are relying on what your past guests are saying about your property when making their booking decisions.

Myeres.com provides affordable and effective social media and reputation management services to over 100 hotels. We have been in business for over 15 years and more than 400 hotel clients have trusted us with their business.

Why should you trust Myeres.com?
·        Our contracts are month to month.
·        Project turn-arounds are 48-96 hours.
·        We stand by our work.


Contact owner Brad Flom at 800 711-9955 or brad@myeres.com about improving your online reputation.

3 t hings you can do to ensure a smooth workers' compensation settlement 

An injured worker is not required to accept an insurance company's payment for hospital bills, disability payments or lost wages under workers comp law. The worker can pursue a monetary settlement as an alternative. The settlement process can be time consuming, stressful, and cause years of over-inflated experience mods for you, the business owner
Here's what you should know about the settlement process to help expedite the paperwork, maintain an amicable relationship with your employee, and reduce your lawsuit anxiety.
 
First, it's important to know what can be included in a settlement
  • Medical bills, emergency transportation, surgery, physical therapy, etc
  • Disability payments that can vary depending on the type of injury and its severity.
  • Lost wages and future loss of wages. Lost wages are dictated by California law at a weekly rate (2/3 of pretax gross income with a maximum of $1,215 per week). Future wage loss can be fiercely debated depending on the extent of injury, person's age, etc.
  • Pain and suffering can be included if presented with allegations of employer negligence.
  • Attorney fees. The longer a settlement is drawn out - the higher this amount becomes.


Contact Andrew Dyba at 530-662-9181 or andrewd@wsrins.com for assistance with your insurance needs.
If you do not inform employees of their workplace rights, you may be subject to lawsuits and fines.
New Paid Family Leave and State Disability Insurance pamphlets in effect March 2019

California employers are obligated to give their employees six pamphlets which explain their rights according to employment law. EDD, California's Employment Development Department has just released the required updates to the Paid Family Leave and State Disability Insurance pamphlets.

Calchamber offers the six mandated pamphlets or the two updated pamphlets.
 
Save 20% now until April 19, 2019 on these pamphlets.
 
Use priority code PLP2  when ordering online or calling (800) 331-8877.
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