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General news related to serving alcohol throughout the world.

Encourage outdoor drinking …

Scientific evidence seems to support that drinking outside is more enjoyable then drinking indoors. Given this knowledge you might want to step up your work on an outside deck for your establishment. In our courses we talk about how you … Continue reading

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Drug Impairment and Consequences

With laws for cannabis becoming more relaxed and various other drug use prevalent in society alcohol sellers and servers need to understand the risks for themselves and their customers. In our courses we talk about poly-impairments which are a combination … Continue reading

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Eubank becomes head of Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission

Des Moines businesswoman Rachel Eubank became Chairperson of the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission. She succeeds Boone businessman Gary Nystrom and will serve one year as Chairperson as told to ServingAlcohol.com “I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Rescinds 80-20 Rule for Tipped Workers

Many of our customers and the businesses using our training will be affected by this ruling and we want to make sure they know about it. We urge employers to be fair and to be open in discussing issues like … Continue reading

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State-by-State Minimum Wage Updates for 2019 and Beyond

Thursday, December 20, 2018 In 2019, a number of states’ minimum wage rates will increase. The link below is to a chart that summarizes the rates that will increase for certain states (and several localities) at any time during 2019, … Continue reading

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