Staffing and labor issues by far are the biggest concerns of senior living chief financial officers responding to a recent poll by specialty investment bank Ziegler.
After increasing every year since at least 2010, the number of continuing care retirement communities decreased in 2017, according to Ziegler's national CCRC listing.
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Silverado will pay $80,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced Monday.
The owners of 10 California assisted living communities have agreed to pay $173,539 in previously unpaid overtime pay to 72 employees, the Department of Labor has announced.
Assisted living communities pay staff nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nurse aides more than do nursing homes, on average, according to the 20th annual "Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report," published by the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service.
Overall turnover in assisted living is down from last year, but it is up for some positions compared with last year, according to the 20th annual "Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report," released Wednesday by the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service.
It's no secret that finding and keeping qualified employees can be a real challenge in the senior living field. But things may be even worse than many operators realize.
Assisted living organization CEOs, on average, saw base pay increases of 2.77% in 2017, according the 20th annual "Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report," just published by the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service.
A provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act offers a tax credit to employers that offer paid family and medical leave for lower-wage workers — under certain conditions.
Assisted living communities ranked fourth out of five settings when caregivers were asked their preferred work setting in a recent survey.
The Labor Department has clarified when interns working at for-profit employers are actually employees who are entitled to minimum wages and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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The owner of six residential care facilities in Los Angeles paid caregivers as little as $2.40 an hour, did not pay them overtime and did not relieve them for breaks, the California Labor Commissioner's Office said Tuesday.
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Senior living workforce issues will not abate this year, according to a new report.
Senior living communities that successfully encourage flu vaccination among staff members may have a marketing advantage over competing communities, suggests new research into consumer preferences.
It's back to the drawing board for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has until August to issue a new notice of proposed rulemaking on workplace wellness plans under a Dec. 20 ruling in federal court.
The minimum wage increased in 18 states on Jan. 1, either by legislative action, ballot initiative or inflation adjustment.
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The Labor Department, in its fall regulatory plan, said it expects to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking in October.
The National Labor Relations Board has reversed rulings related to joint employers and micro unions that some in senior living believed negatively affected management-employee relations and residents.
One of the odd quirks of senior living is that it is full of happy workers and unhappy residents.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for older Americans to bring work-related age discrimination cases as the United States marks the 50th anniversary year of the passage of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
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A Colorado company and one of its assisted living communities will pay $335,000 to settle allegations from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that they violated federal law by implementing an employment exam that discriminated against workers who had emigrated from Africa.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor has extended to Dec. 15 the deadline by which employers must electronically report 2016 injury and illness data from Form 300A through its Injury Tracking Application website.
Assisted living communities have until Dec. 4 to submit management salary, nonmanagement wage and fringe benefit information to the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service for its Assisted Living/Personal Care Salary & Benefits Report.
Chattanooga, TN-based Vikus Corp. has been acquired by HealthcareSource, a Woburn, MA-based provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, the companies announced Tuesday.
Gender and racial disparities among direct care workers could be contributing to the difficulty of attracting new candidates for such jobs, according to a new report that PHI released Wednesday.