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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.