SafeStaff Connector December 2020

Welcome back to the SafeStaff Connector. The challenges and sheer volume of information from the pandemic has caused us to minimize our food safety communication. We are looking forward to brighter days ahead with the vaccine and the improvement of treatment. Look for the Connector more frequently in 2021. Holiday Food Safety Reminders:  With conclusion Read More

September RCS News Brief

When Governor Rick Scott signed into law CS/SB 186, he largely ended Florida’s state of growler confusion. However, the 2015 beverage law, which is now known as Florida Law 2015-12, did much more to improve the status of craft beverages in Florida when it became effective July 1, 2015. This article describes how Florida’s breweries, Read More

August RCS News Brief

CPR-STAT teaches and certifies healthcare providers, daycares, businesses and the general public in CPR/AED and first aid. A popular restaurant chain contacted me recently due to an incident at their restaurant. Sadly, while eating, a patron choked, went into cardiac arrest, and later passed away. The restaurant contacted me because they felt inadequately trained to Read More

May RCS News Brief

Annually, from 1997-2001, approximately 15,000 sexual harassment cases were brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions (EEOC) and local Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPA). From 2001-2011, the average number of cases decreased to 11,000. The reduction indicates sexual harassment prevention education is helpful in raising awareness and reducing incidences of sexual harassment in the workplace. Read More

March RCS News Brief

Every year Florida’s hospitality industry is threatened with potentially devastating financial impacts to our businesses in the form of bad laws and rules. You can support the fight against this. Whether unfair and excessive taxes or onerous regulatory burdens, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and Regulatory Compliance Services work to prevent, modify, and eliminate harmful laws. FRLA Read More