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'Joint employer' ruling appeal case arguments to begin Thursday

'Joint employer' ruling appeal case arguments to begin Thursday

Oral arguments are set to begin Thursday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as Browning-Ferris Industries looks to overturn a 2015 decision by the National Labor Relations Board that changed the standard for determining joint employer status. The outcome could affect senior living operators that use temporary or contract workers or have franchises.

Protect, strengthen public health workforce, advocacy groups tell president

The role of federal public health and biomedical researchers is critical and should be remembered as long-term policy regarding federal hiring is considered, several advocacy groups, including Argentum, told President Donald Trump in a Feb. 27 letter.

Argentum asks government to address 'regulatory overreach' by NLRB

Argentum asks government to address 'regulatory overreach' by NLRB

Congress and the new administration should prioritize addressing the "regulatory overreach" that has occurred via the National Labor Relations Board for the past eight years, Argentum President and CEO James Balda wrote in a letter to the leaders of the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

252 earn new assisted living certification

252 earn new assisted living certification

The independent, nonprofit Senior Living Certification Commission, formed by Argentum in 2015, has awarded the certified director of assisted living designation to its inaugural class of 252 senior living professionals.

Price confirmed as HHS secretary

Price confirmed as HHS secretary

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) was sworn in as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday hours after being confirmed by a party-line 52-47 vote in the Senate.

Argentum conference to feature 'Insights from the C-suite'

Argentum conference to feature 'Insights from the C-suite'

Multiple sessions featuring panels of senior living leaders and a change to the Hero Awards presentation will be among the noticeable differences at this year's Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference compared with previous years.

Operator initiative drives turnover reduction

Operator initiative drives turnover reduction

One senior living employee has the keys to a new car as the result of an incentive contest at his employer. The senior living organization, however, appears to have found a key to engaging employees to reduce turnover and increase satisfaction.

How to sleep tight when traveling

How to sleep tight when traveling

If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

The senior living industry has been among the top industries for post-recession job creation, and employment in the industry continues to increase, although the overall rate of growth is slowing, according to a new report from Argentum.

5 big issues in senior living in 2016

Looking back on our coverage of the senior living industry and the issues that affected it in 2016, several common themes emerge. Five are detailed in this year-end review.

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Poet's Walk San Antonio had an early St. Patrick's Day celebration on Wednesday.

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