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INDUSTRY NEWS  

ORHMA has been flooded with congratulatory and messages of gratitude from Ontario hotels and restaurants on the positive steps taken in changing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program rules. We are thankful to all of them and to all those that have helped us make this happen. ORHMA has actively kept both sectors updated on our TFW Program work throughout these past two years. While we have been advocating for industry pandemic relief, ORHMA became a key stakeholder in challenging immigration policies specifically the TFW program.  Continue reading...



Working for Workers Act, 2022 Receives Royal Assent
On April 11, 2022, the Working for Workers Act, 2022 received Royal Assent. This Act includes a number of amendments to the Employment Standards Act that may impact your business. To learn more, click here.



WSIB Surplus Distribution 
The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development announced that the WSIB will distribute $1.5 billion of surplus funds to safe employers starting in April 2022.  ORHMA applauds this initiative in a time where hospitality businesses need much help. Learn more.



Prior to COVID-19, the workforce issue was the number one concern for hospitality. COVID-19 has now created a much greater need with critical worries. The recovery journey is beginning with hotels and restaurants facing challenges on meeting proper employee levels.  Download Workforce Guide Here



GET A GRIP ON RISING FOOD PRICES

We understand that these are difficult times and how busy and complicated things are. It is for these reasons, more than ever that we want you to take a moment to reflect and get a better handle on your food costs.  You, our member, challenged us to find a way to save you even more money and our new partnership with Foodbuy Canada will do just that. Foodbuy is North America’s largest procurement services company using over $2B in Canadian purchasing power to leverage over 400 contracted suppliers giving our members access to over 35,000 rebatable SKUs. Foodbuy is the procurement sector of Compass Group and hold tremendous purchase volume that enables them to deliver unmatched cost savings. Foodbuy is much more than a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), Foodbuy will help realize savings and efficiencies by collecting purchasing volume and using that leverage to negotiate discounts with manufacturers, distributors and other vendors. All this with monthly rebates to help with your cash flow.  Continue reading... 





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