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How to Save Time and Money Hiring Restaurant Employees through the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

2018-01-19T15:06:33+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Business|

Hiring employees. It may be the least enjoyable of all responsibilities as a restaurant owner. It’s time-consuming, expensive, and in an industry with extremely high turnover rates, seems almost never ending. But, what if there was a way for restaurant managers to save time and money, while potentially turning a profit in the hiring process? Before [...]

What You Need to Know About Washington Initiative 1433 and Other Changes to Labor Laws

2017-12-14T20:49:23+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Business|

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, restaurateurs will need to pave way for 2018 changes to labor laws that will affect their establishments. Specific to Washington state, Initiative 1433 raises the minimum wage and contains important language regarding tips and service changes. The federal I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification has also been revised to [...]

What Merchants Need to Know About PCI DSS 3.2 — Before It’s Too Late

2017-11-17T21:00:49+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Business|

The goal of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) 3.2 update is to strengthen security. After all the last thing a merchant wants is to inform customers of a data breach that may have compromised their payment card or personal information — or face the hefty fines or penalties associated with a breach. [...]

Communication from Evergreen POS

2017-03-28T19:35:56+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Business|

To our valued Dinerware Community, In an effort to establish a direct line of communication with all merchants using Dinerware software in our area, we’re sending this packet to provide useful information about your point of sale system and raise awareness about some upcoming changes with integrated payments and PCI compliance. Before we jump into that, [...]

INTEGRATED EMV CHIP CARD PROCESSING AND DINERWARE

2017-03-28T19:35:36+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Business|

Heartland EMV Processing – Ready Today! Dinerware merchants that work with Heartland Payments for credit card processing already enjoy the benefits of Heartland Secure which encompasses Point-to-Point encryption and Tokenization. Now, Heartland merchants will be first to market with the ability to integrate a chip-card reader with their Dinerware system to process EMV transactions. Please contact [...]

Integrated Gift Card Processing through Valutec and Dinerware

2017-03-28T19:36:32+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Business|

Many of our Dinerware community members are using Valutec for integrated gift card processing through Dinerware. It has recently come to our attention that Valutec sent the following email to our mutual customers: From: Valutec [mailto:cservice@valutec.net] Subject: Security Changes Coming Soon – ACTION MAY BE REQUIRED     ATTENTION MERCHANTS WITH A PROPRIETARY POS: Due to forthcoming system [...]

MasterCard Communication from Heartland

2017-03-28T19:36:49+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Business|

This notice was sent out to all Heartland merchants but it applies broadly to ALL merchants that accept credit card transactions in their business.   Merchants that use Dinerware Software for accepting credit card payments must be on Dinerware v3.6.13 or v3.7.3 and above in order to accept the new MasterCard cards starting with a ‘2’. [...]

PCI 3.2 Compliance and Dinerware

2017-03-28T19:37:09+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Business|

START PLANNING NOW! We know you’d much rather be brushing up on your wine knowledge, tinkering with a new recipe, or hanging out with your awesome customers, but this is something that every merchant must know and understand for their own business. We recommend heading over to the official PCI website https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/ and check out the [...]