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Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 21/22 School Year

The scholarship program is administered by PRLA's charitable foundation, PRLA Educational Foundation (PRLAEF). It annually provides Pennsylvania students with the opportunity to further their...

Legislative Corner—Fall 2020

State Items A federal judge in Western Pennsylvania ruled that aspects of the Wolf Administration’s COVID-19 mitigation strategies were unconstitutional, specifically the business shutdown order...

Restaurants & Bars: New Technology Recommendations for Pandemic Indoor Dining

Outdoor conditions will soon make it too cold for al-fresco service in many parts of the country. As a result, many restaurant owners and...

PRLA Relief Fund for Hospitality Workers Distributes Over 800 Grants

PRLA raised $257,627 for Hospitality Assistance Response of Pennsylvania (HARP) to fund 848 one-time grants of $250 to provide immediate emergency assistance to hospitality...

New Member Benefit: FocusHRO

PRLA is dedicated to ensuring the vitality of the hospitality and tourism industry in Pennsylvania. Saving time and money while using a reputable, trust-worthy...
Close up of waitress hand cleaning table with alcohol and wet wipe before welcome customer. New normal hygiene restaurant concept.

National Affiliates Establish New Safety Initiatives

ServSafe Dining Commitment—AHLA Safe Stay Initiative Cleanliness and safety have been at the core of the hospitality industry since the beginning. Long before the Coronavirus,...
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Top 10 Items for Licensee Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Licensees MUST require all customers to wear masks while entering, exiting, or otherwise traveling throughout the restaurant (face masks may be removed while...
Young hotel maid making the bed with clean fresh towels

The Future of Hotel Housekeeping Post-Pandemic

Ecolab helps businesses around the world operate efficiently, optimize water use, keep food safe, and protect public health. Its team uses science, technology and...

What Small Businesses Can Learn From Large Business

Since the nationwide shutdown, many people have been waiting for an avalanche of bankruptcy filings under Chapter 11. As of the writing of this...

Legislative Corner—Summer 2020

State Items Reopening Pennsylvania On July 1, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the Pennsylvania Legislature does not have the power to overturn Gov. Wolf’s emergency...