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Each and every day, RAMW is working on additional financial measures to help the industry, your operations, and your employees.  
Original content c/o: National Restaurant Association As the coronavirus health crisis continues, the restaurant industry remains focused on ensuring the safety of its customers and employees.
We know the beautiful weather outside is just a tease as we all wish for crowded restaurants and Nationals opening week to be in play. But here we are, making the best of each day in this current situation. We are inspired everyday by all of you, who continue to keep making the best of each day, and the entire region knows and sees the incredible efforts you are making happen as an industry.
As each of you strive to get through yet another day full of twists, turns and unknowns, we wanted to remind you that we are here to support you and your employees along the way. While your decisions and business models were forced to temporarily change, your compassion, talent, creativity and resilience are steadfast and apparent.  Yes, each day feels like a week, but we will figure this out as we work our way to the other side. 
Today at 10:30am we are hosting a webinar with DC’s Department of Employment Services (DOES) focused on Unemployment Insurance for restaurants.
Hope you had a productive Tuesday with some moments of positivity. We are glad to be sharing positive news this afternoon as we have an employee relief opportunity to activate your restaurant as a community kitchen to support your industry while modestly supporting you as an operator and the food economy.  
The DC Council introduced additional Emergency Legislation intended to address shortfalls from the initial Emergency Legislation, however there are still issues that are not addressed in this second bill, and we will continue to work with the Council to make sure our industry’s needs are met.
This week we have three industry briefings and Q&A calls to give you insight in different areas of relief and offer guidance and resources. Please see detaisl below and plan to join those of interest and assistance to you.
We mentioned in this morning’s email that we will be hosting a call tomorrow at 3:30pm with Sean Kennedy, Vice President of Public Affairs at the National Restaurant Association. All are welcome to join.  Many of you have asked what the National Restaurant Association is doing as they gear up for additional requests going into Phase IV.  We have asked Sean to provide this feedback, speak to their national campaign efforts and advocacy around the CARES ACT, as well as entertain Q&A on any other local and state matters of concern.  For those of you who have unresolved... Continue »
This past weekend, the Association sent a letter to the National Governors Association and the United States Conference of Mayors thanking them for their help so far and asking for continued support.
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) appreciates your patience over the weekend as they worked to improve their ability to administer
Many of RAMW’s Endorsed Providers, Industry Partners, and Allied Members are offering great support to restaurants and small businesses during this time in the way of resource guides, PPP loan support, discounted or free services, moped share for in-house delivery service, free online ordering systems, and more.
Original content c/o: National Restaurant Association Operators need easy and effective ways to stay in touch with socially-distanced employees.
We have a few updates, reminders and invitations to share with all of you as we head into a new week.
On Premises Workplace Infection Control Practices Impacting Employees 1. May Restaurants require employees to provide notes from healthcare providers confirming they can return to work?