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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.

Want to keep your best employees? Then break these two bad habits

Want to keep your best employees? Then break these two bad habits

Most organizations would dramatically trim turnover overnight by adopting a coaching mindset and eliminating annual reviews.

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.

Finding and keeping caregivers: A growing crisis

Finding and keeping caregivers: A growing crisis

A new campaign offers 60 new ideas to help address the caregiving crisis in senior living.

Operator offers new perk for long-term employees: free care after retirement

Operator offers new perk for long-term employees: free care after retirement

A Virginia senior living operator is offering a new benefit to workers with at least 20 years of service: free care at their places of employment after retirement.

Union membership down, Labor Department says

Union membership down, Labor Department says

Across the country, the percentage of workers who belonged to unions decreased 0.4 percentage points from 2015 to 2016, according to new data from the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

OnShift introduces employee engagement software

OnShift introduces employee engagement software

Human capital management software company OnShift has introduced its new OnShift Engage cloud-based software, designed to help increase staff satisfaction and employee engagement to improve organizational performance.

Court sets date to begin hearing arguments against 'joint employer' change

Court sets date to begin hearing arguments against 'joint employer' change

Oral arguments have been scheduled to begin March 9 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.

Operator funds college scholarships to support future workers

Operator funds college scholarships to support future workers

Louisville, KY-based Trilogy Health Services is committing $50,000 to fund six annual scholarships to encourage undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Southern Indiana to pursue clinical and nonclinical careers in assisted living and memory care communities, skilled nursing facilities and other settings serving older adults.

More NPs could be solution to senior living care challenges, study says

More NPs could be solution to senior living care challenges, study says

State regulations are hindering the ability of nurse practitioners to help meet the increasing demand for the care of older adults who live at assisted living communities or at home, according to researchers.

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Feb. 10

Snow fun

Princeton, NJ

Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton in New Jersey ranging in age from 88 to 94 had a little outside fun after a snowstorm blasted the Northeast on Feb. 9.

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