Week of January 23, 2017
In 2015 Millennials surpassed Generation X to become the largest percentage of workers in the U.S. workforce. Millennials are a generation that expects transparency, are driven by achieving purpose and fulfillment, prefer open communication, a great company culture, involvement with causes, and are more digital than any generation that preceded it.   

The Supreme Court Might Get to Decide if Tip Pooling Is Legal

Late last week, the National Restaurant Association (often called "the other NRA") petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case to decide if employee tips may be collected by the employer and redistributed or pooled among tipped and/or non-tipped employees.

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The Incredible Shrinking Hotel Industry

The hotel industry isn't known for being quick to adapt and evolve, and it often finds itself scrambling to catch up with changes in technology and traveler behavior.

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Evolution of Loyalty: Experience Is Everything

Guests checking into the Crowne Plaza Los Angeles International Airport one day in late November were greeted with a surprise perk - tickets to a private performance from triple-platinum pop star Andy Grammer.

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New E-Book by StayNTouch Explains How SaaS Technology is Transforming the Hospitality Industry

Technology has changed almost every aspect of travel...Schaap explains in the e-book, SaaS opens the door for innovation by introducing new functionality and mobile capabilities for bookings, promotions, guest service, maintenance and housekeeping related communication, check-in, check-out, and more.

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Sununu to Congress: Give States More Health Care Flexibility

New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is asking Congress to give states as much flexibility as possible to design their own health care systems as part of the federal effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Top Ten Healthcare Technology Advances for 2017, According to ECRI

As the industry continues to shift into the value-based care model, healthcare organizations are looking for the right tools to support the move. This tech will support the improvement of patient care and, in some instances, cut operations' costs.

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U.S. Blocks Health Insurer Aetna's $34 Billion Human Acquisition

A U.S. judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc.'s proposed $34 billion acquisition of smaller peer Humana Inc, raising the stakes for rival Anthem Inc as it battles to clear a $54 billion deal to buy Cigna Corp.

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How Automation Will Impact Employee Training and Company Leadership

The workplace has become more digitized, virtual, and mobile. For those who thrive in innovative and agile workplaces, this has been a welcome change from days gone by.

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EEOC Seeks Input on Harassment Guidance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposed new anti-harassment guidance January 10 and is seeking input from the public. It will accept comments until February 9.

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Wage and Hour Class Action Boom Called Likely to Last

The number of wage and hour class lawsuits filed in federal court dipped slightly during 2016, but employers should expect a rebound in 2017, according to a management lawyer who tracks workplace class actions.

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