Employers can mandate arbitration agreements for employees who opt in to a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act or state wage-and-hour laws, and they can tell workers that they can be fired for not signing such agreements, the National Labor Relations Board said Wednesday.
A Florida retirement community will pay $70,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that a prospective employee was not hired because she might become pregnant.
The current winner-takes-all mood may be giving you a condition that might be described as labor management whiplash.
The National Labor Relations Board is proposing several changes that are intended to make it easier for workers to remove a labor union representing a bargaining unit.
We’re hearing a lot these days about how difficult it is to find enough workers. But the discussion often overlooks a related problem.
State efforts to help offset the cost of long-term care for consumers should include strengthening the direct care workforce needed to serve these consumers, too, according to a report released Tuesday by PHI and Caring Across Generations.
The operator of a Tennessee senior living community agreed to pay $81,008 in back wages and liquidated damages after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division said the community’s sales employees should have been classified as nonexempt.
S.B. 827 adds dementia training to the continuing education component for physicians and nurses in Connecticut, and S.B. 832 facilitates easier public access to the databases used for background checks of those working with the elderly.
The new president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners is touting her organization’s members as a partial solution to senior living’s chronic caregiver shortage.
House lawmakers on Thursday passed legislation that raises the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The measure faces dim prospects in the Republican-controlled Senate, however.
Some things catch your attention. Others can make you gasp.
Consulting firm Holleran worked with Life Care Services to track engagement and the rate of turnover among 753 employees across 39 senior living campuses over an 18-month period. Here’s what they found.
Given that recruiting and retaining workers are two of the biggest challenges facing senior living operators, it’s worth listening to what these researchers have to say.
California cities or counties account for half of the changes, which also include Washington, DC, Chicago and Minneapolis.
A “historic” group of aging services professionals concluded two days of meetings with university professionals Thursday in Chicago, and the resulting buzz left participants eager for the next steps.
The virtual doors to the McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo open this morning at 10:30 a.m. ET. Attendees can earn up to three free continuing education credits.
Trendy perks are popping up, but are they really the little extras your workers crave?
Matt Bromen, human resources director at Seattle-based Era Living, will present “The talent war: 3 strategies for winning in today’s competitive market.” Participants listening and watching the webinar live will be able to earn a continuing education credit.
Eric Mendelsohn on Thursday provided a peek into National Health Investors’ playbook for helping its operators stay competitive when a new senior living community is opening nearby.
The senior living field likes to think of itself as high-touch, not high-tech. But it appears that one tech company is offering a labor management blueprint many operators soon may emulate.