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Union tactic may delay Missouri's 'right to work' law

Union tactic may delay Missouri's 'right to work' law

The Missouri AFL-CIO plans to present about 300,000 petition signatures to the secretary of state's office on Friday. The move is part of an effort to delay implementation of the state's new "right to work" law.

$385,000 in grants will fund workforce initiatives

$385,000 in grants will fund workforce initiatives

Increasing the quantity and quality of the workforce serving the aging population is the ultimate goal of 17 grants totaling more than $385,000 that recently were awarded to rural LeadingAge Minnesota members.

A great way to make good help harder to find

A great way to make good help harder to find

For a guy who claims to be a friend to business, President Trump sometimes expresses that affection in odd ways.

Senior living operators share secrets to finding, keeping executive directors

Senior living operators share secrets to finding, keeping executive directors

Leaders of Capital Senior Living and Five Star Senior Living used their second-quarter earnings calls this week in part to discuss their companies' approaches to recruiting and retaining executive directors.

Byrne bill would restore 'joint employer' definition

Byrne bill would restore 'joint employer' definition

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) has introduced legislation designed to restore the definition of a joint employer to one that has "actual, direct and immediate" control over employees.

The new cutoff for overtime eligibility? It's a fair question

The new cutoff for overtime eligibility? It's a fair question

It's probably safe to make two predictions now that the Labor Department has asked for feedback as it prepares to rewrite the overtime rule.

Labor Department seeks input for overtime rule

Labor Department seeks input for overtime rule

The Department of Labor is accepting input as it prepares to propose a new rule related to circumstances under which certain workers would be entitled to overtime pay.

Six questions to solidify employee engagement

Six questions to solidify employee engagement

The single most important thing a supervisor can do to firm up employee engagement, according to one expert, is to ask direct reports six kinds of questions once a month.

Aug. 11 is deadline to comment on rescission of 'persuader' rule

Aug. 11 is deadline to comment on rescission of 'persuader' rule

Aug. 11 is the deadline for interested parties to comment on a proposed rule that would rescind the Obama-era "persuader rule" that required employers to publicly report all union-related communication with attorneys.

Will we see CEO pay ratios in 2018?

Will we see CEO pay ratios in 2018?

Don't count on the federal government repealing or delaying a rule requiring companies to disclose the discrepancy between CEO compensation and the median compensation of employees.

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Aug. 16

'Pet therapy on steroids'

Chesterfield, MI

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin.