Week of March 12, 2017
      RED FLAGS FOR ANTITRUST EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES 
    
 
 
The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced a new initiative to criminally investigate and prosecute employers who enter agreements with their competitors to limit or fix the terms of employment for potential hires.

NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB
How to Move to the Cloud - Eight Essential Considerations for Hospitality Operators

You've done your homework and know all about the benefits of moving to the cloud. The time to transition has finally arrived. But where and how to begin?

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Finding and Nurturing Hospitality Talent

At the International Hotel Investment Forum a panel discussion reviewed the hospitality industry's difficulty in attracting talent, demand for new skillsets and leveraging new technologies.

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Handwritten Notes Elevate the Service Bar

On a recent Delta Airlines trip from Boston to Minneapolis, the flight attendant surprised me by handing me a folded paper napkin...simple instructions providing details regarding my connecting flight had been handwritten on it.

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To Battle the Opioid Overdose Epidemic, Deploy the 'Cascade of Care' Model

Despite a plateau in opioid prescribing, opioid-related overdose deaths have continued to climb in epidemic proportion.

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Rookie Docs Can Work Longer, 24-Hour Shifts Under New Rules

Rookie doctors can work up to 24 hours straight under new work limits taking effect this summer, a move supporters say will enhance training and foes maintain will do just the opposite.

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Should Hospitals and Doctors Apologize for Medical Mistakes?

When Donna Helen Crisp, a 59-year-old nursing professor, entered a North Carolina teaching hospital for a routine hysterectomy in 2007, she expected to come home the next day. Instead, Crisp spent weeks in a coma and underwent five surgeries...that left her with permanent injuries.

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Why Employees at Apple and Google Are More Productive

Companies like Apple, Netflix, Google, and Dell are 40% more productive than the average company, according to research from the leadership consulting firm Bain & Company.

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Labor Department Has Stopped Publicly Posting Safety Violators

The U.S. Labor Department officials say they're enforcing safety regulations under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), but they stopped publicly identifying violators.

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Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) generally requires that employees make the case that they need time off for an FMLA-qualifying reason; the statute also requires employers to request more information from workers requesting leave, if their eligibility is unclear.

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