Week of February 10, 2020
THE BOOMER GENERATION IN THE WORKPLACE
It is not uncommon for baby boomers to now work side by side with co-workers from generation X and generation Y. Each of the generations in the work place today grew up in times with widely varying political and social issues, technology and other factors, which have affected their attitudes on everyday life.
NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB
Brand Execs Say Consumers Decide Brand Tipping Point
With new hotel brands launched seemingly every day, development executives with several hotel brands believe consumers will ultimately decide how many brands is too many for the industry to maintain.
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Voice Is Here to Stay: Embrace It
It's a new decade — a time when hoteliers are looking at artificial intelligence and voice technologies not as disruptors, but as innovations that will connect them to guests in more meaningful and lasting ways.
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Negotiated Rate Troubleshooting
As a hotel sales manager, there are few things worse than working hard to secure a new corporate account only to find out that they aren’t booking your property. It’s a best practice to track room night production to ensure that things are going as expected.
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Developing Hospitality Skills from the Ground Up: CEOs Who Started at the Bottom
These CEOs have started their career with low-entry jobs, showing that the key to success lies in the ability to work hard, commit, and let the environment shape your hospitality skills.
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How Labs Can Innovate In 2020: Anticipating Changes Needed to Help Hospital Laboratories Succeed In 2020
The first mission of hospital and health system laboratories has remained the same for a half century: manage diagnostic testing and accurately produce the results on which most of a patient’s care is based. However today, no part of a hospital is immune to the pressures of cost control and increased efficiency.
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Just How Much Are Health Systems Spending on Social Determinants? A New Study Puts a Number on It
Kaiser Permanente said it would put $200 million toward initiatives targeting housing insecurity and homelessness. Geisinger is scaling up what it calls its Fresh Food Farmacy program—set up to help patients get healthy foods—with a digital app.
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Rival Surprise Billing Efforts Jockey for Attention in Election Year
The House Committee on Education and Labor released its own proposal to stop unexpected medical bills Friday, bringing to three the number of draft bills from the House on the issue.
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America's Best Hospitals for 2020
Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals™ is based solely on clinical quality outcomes for 32 conditions and procedures.
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Who's the Boss? How the New Federal Joint Employmnet Rule Impacts Employers
More than 80 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, into law. The landmark legislation transformed workplace conditions in the United States, banning child labor, setting a minimum wage, and regulating overtime pay.
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Forget Everything You Know About Millennial and Gen Z Employee Stereotypes
More than 80 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, into law. The landmark legislation transformed workplace conditions in the United States, banning child labor, setting a minimum wage, and regulating overtime pay.
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The Ability to Stay Awake Is an ADA Essential Function, 5th Cir. Says
The ability to maintain consciousness can be an essential job function that need not be removed as a reasonable accommodation for an employee with a disability, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said (Clark v. Champion National Security, Inc., No. 18-11613 (5th Cir., Jan. 14, 2020)).
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Is #MeToo Over Already?
Two years ago, sexual misconduct allegations against (in)famous movie producer Harvey Weinstein were followed in quick succession by similar accusations against other high-profile men alleging acts ranging from lewd texting to forcible rape. Lurid stories of sexual harassment (or worse) in the workplace were broadcast over social media and filled the news.
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