The October 8th meeting will be held at Mirabel Golf Club with Chef Bruce Christensen is our host and he will be doing a demo and providing the meal.
More details to follow.
PHOENIX, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Jewish National Fund (JNF-USA) will host its annual National Conference in the Grand Canyon State October 26-28, bringing over 1,000 committed Jewish and Israeli leaders, philanthropists, and students from across the U.S. and Israel to the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, AZ to learn about the key issues of the day over a powerful and impactful weekend.
Read more from the source: Jewish National Fund Brings Israel To Arizona
Brendan Campbell Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 Court: Bartenders, waiters entitled to higher pay for non-tipped work WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Arizona bars and restaurants cannot pay tipped employees less than minimum wage for doing work that does not directly generate tips, a decision that one attorney called “a game changer.” The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court ruling and was a victory for 14 bartenders and servers who sued nine businesses that they said used the minimum wage exemption to illegally underpay them.
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Corey Hawk Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries CAMP VERDE – Zach Hauser, like many farmers in the Verde Valley, takes pride in his land and the crops he grows. Normally this time of year, rows of corn, alfalfa, carrots and watermelon would cover his acreage.
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Under U.S. Department of Labor rules, restaurants can pay their servers less than minimum wage if they collect tips from customers.
But what if the servers spend much of their work time doing support tasks that don’t involve customer contact or any chance of receiving tips?
Read more at the source: Court: Servers can sue restaurants over wage and tip loopholes
KINGMAN – Goodwill, through partnership with Arizona at Work and at select retail locations, is striving to advance Arizona’s workforce by educating and training workers, which President and CEO of Goodwill of Central Arizona Tim O’Neal says will in turn promote job growth and help the local economy to thrive.
Goodwill has resource centers at its Kingman and Lake Havasu City locations that allow the community to utilize tips on building resumes, how to interview, and other “soft skills,” said Jason Millin, one stop operator at the Goodwill Resource Center at Arizona at Work.
Read more from the source: Goodwill, Arizona at Work promoting economic development through a trained, skilled workforce
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – It’s a tale of two Bellagios.
One is a swanky Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
The other is a restaurant and pizzeria in east Mesa. Apparently, that’s one Bellagio too many.
“It’s ridiculous,” said pizza customer Mario Fontes. “It’s a family-owned business. They make great food. I’m sure they are not taking any money away from the Bellagio in Vegas.”
Read more from the source: Vegas casino forces Mesa pizzeria to change its name
ORION sells Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale AZ Big Media Full coverage
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The first in a series of trials looking at water rights for the Hopi Tribe starts on Tuesday in Maricopa County Superior Court.
PHOENIX – The first in a series of trials looking at water rights for the Hopi Tribe starts on Tuesday, but experts close to the case expect the results to take a while.
The case that begins Tuesday in Maricopa County Superior Court involves the tribe’s past and present uses of water in the Little Colorado River Basin.
Read more from the source: Hopi Tribe trial to adjudicate water rights begins
An X4 Series Model 7300 trailer refrigeration unit from Carrier Transicold is helping expand the Yuma Community Food Bank’s “War on Hunger” in southwest Arizona.
The refrigeration unit, which will be used to transport and cool nutritious fruits, vegetables and other food products, was provided through a grant from parent company United Technologies Corp to aid food banks in the Feeding America network.
Read more from the source: Carrier Transicold gives Arizona food bank new reefer trailer
Arizona @ Work not only wants to help people find work, they also want to help employers find the people they need. They held an Employer Workshop Aug. 23 at Arizona Western College in Parker to explain to businesses and other employers what services they have to offer them.
“If you want to improve your workforce, you can start by coming to us and telling us what you need,” said Jason Millin of the Goodwill Resource Center in Kingman. A former Director of the Kingman Chamber of Commerce, Millin was host for the Parker event.
Read more from the source: Arizona @ Work explains what they can do for employers