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CHLA Member Benefits
For more than 130 years, CHLA has been the leading representative and advocate for the California lodging industry. From small independent hotels to large brands, CHLA prides itself on being a strong partner to our members so they can, in turn, better serve their guests and communities. As part of our commitment to helping your businesses succeed, members of CHLA receive special savings for a variety of hospitality industry products and services. We continually strive to increase our benefit package through new programs and partnerships. Click on any of the items listed below for more information on how to take advantage of these benefits.
ServSafe® Alcohol Responsible Beverage Service Online Training
Alcohol servers and managers must be trained. It’s the law. Beginning July 1, 2022, the Responsible Beverage Service Training Act requires that anyone who serves alcohol, manages servers, delivers alcohol, takes orders, or checks IDs at a business that serves alcohol on-site must be trained to serve alcohol legally and safely to the public. […]
California Employment & Hiring Guide
This California Employment & Hiring Guide was developed to assist California companies with the recruitment, selection and hiring of its employees.
Exclusive Workers’ Comp Program
Petra Risk Solutions is CHLA’s Insurance and Education Partner Petra Risk Solutions specializes in insurance, risk management and employee benefit solutions for the hospitality industry. As the insurer of over 3,500 hospitality assets nationwide, Petra is America’s largest Hospitality Insurance Agency. License #08177515 HOTELComp is a workers’ compensation insurance and risk management program that offers […]
Cal/OSHA Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP)
The Cal/OSHA Standards Board adopted a new standard: “Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention” (Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 3345). This Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP), which is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from musculoskeletal injuries, became effective on July 1, 2018 and is enforced by […]
Cannabis and Employment
California Assembly Bill 1288 For the first time California is providing protections for users of recreational cannabis when off the job and away from the workplace through AB 2188, which amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). KEY ELEMENTS WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR EMPLOYERS? This is an information service of CHLA. It […]
Hospitality Compensation Data from Salary.com
CHLA members are entitled to exclusive discounts including: 55% discount on the participant price of the Salary.com Hospitality Survey and up to 60% off Salary.com’s Pay Gap Overview. Click here for more information. Please use the discount code CHLA55 during checkout for your CHLA member discount.
Seasonal Connect: Staffing Resources
Seasonal Connect is a platform that connects lodging organizations from across the country with seasonal staff, housing, daily transportation, and endless resources. Seasonal Connect aims to solve the following major hurdles experienced by seasonal organizations: Want more info? Watch this video. You can sign-up at www.seasonalconnect.com. Don’t forget to enter CHLA23 at check-out to receive an exclusive discount for […]
Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
An Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) is a basic written workplace safety program that Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations (Title 8 CCR) section 3203, requires every employer to develop and implement. An effective IIPP improves the safety and health in your workplace, assists in efforts to prevent injuries and illnesses of […]
Diversity Inclusion Training
CHLA is pleased to introduce FREE “Diversity Inclusion” training provided by WebFireTraining.com. This online course, specifically designed for the hotel industry, features a rich engaging multimedia training. Those that successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate of completion. WebFireTraining.com’s comprehensive “Diversity Inclusion” course provides concrete ways to engage in respectful and positive interactions in […]
Assembly Bill 5 – Who is an Independent Contractor?
Any lodging establishment that uses an “independent contractor” needs to be aware of and implement an extremely important new law that will take effect January 1, 2020. This is particularly important in the lodging industry because many hotels and bed and breakfast inns utilize the services of people whom they treat as independent contractors. The […]
Do any of your sales people receive commissions? If so, you need written commission agreements. Until a few years ago, most employment agreements—including those with commissioned sales persons—could be either oral or in writing. The California Legislature subsequently enacted Labor Code Section 2751, which provides, in part: Whenever an employer enters into a contract of […]
Harassment Prevention Training
CHLA is pleased to offer online compliance training courses provided by Traliant. Traliant offers industry-leading online training courses for the hotel industry feature modern, bite-sized episodes presented in a news-style format. The courses cover the topics of sexual harassment prevention, active shooter response, and bloodborne pathogens. Training is immersive with interactive videos and alternate endings […]