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Business ethics are important to every business and are often a component of a company's core values. However, that doesn't mean that the organization as a whole is ethical. To build an ethical organization, leadership must establish, and model the company's core values. Ethics must be woven into the fabric of the organization, fully supported by leadership and integrated into the company's philosophies, values, policies, procedures and practices. (WageWatch) Read the complete article

Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
Caesars Entertainment Names Tom Arasi President of Hospitality
In the newly formed role, and subject to required regulatory approval, Arasi will be responsible for the execution of Caesars' hospitality strategy across the company's network of resorts. 
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Pennsylvania Casinos Fined $105,000
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) on Wednesday levied fines against two casino operators totaling $105,000 for various violations.
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Top Stories: Healthcare
6 Physician Specialties: Compensation Statistics and Fair Market Value Analysis
At the Becker's Hospital Review 4th Annual Meeting in Chicago on May 10, Jim Carr, partner at HealthCare Appraisers, detailed compensation trends for six physician specialties and explained how physician employment is affected those trends. The basis for Mr. Carr's evaluations was data from MGMA's physician compensation surveys. 
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IRS Sued For Improperly Seizing More Than 60M Medical Records
The IRS is the subject of a class action lawsuit alleging that it improperly seized more than 60 million medical records of more than 10 million Americans, according to the Courthouse News Service. 
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Jobs Available In Nine Employment Segments Of Health Care Field
You've heard it and read it everywhere: Health care is where the greatest job growth is, health care has created jobs every month for 20 consecutive years , health care has many of the fastest-growing occupations in America (registered nurses, home health aides and personal care aides, to name three). 
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Why Health Care Should Bring Back the House Call

Years ago, as a family physician in Louisiana, I made house calls. Certain patients were too sick or too hurt to get to my office. Sometimes a condition or injury had worsened, requiring my evaluation bedside. I would visit patients at home for the simplest of reasons: home was where they needed care.

 
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Top Stories: Human Resources
Employers' Confidence In Health Plans Rising
The vast majority of employers are actively developing tactics to work within the Affordable Care Act and companies' confidence in employer-sponsored health care is up. 
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Employers Eye Bare-Bones Health Plans Under New Law
Employers are increasingly recognizing they may be able to avoid certain penalties under the federal health law by offering very limited plans that can lack key benefits such as hospital coverage. 
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Work-Wage Lawsuits Proliferated Over Past Year
Workers filed a record number of federal lawsuits over the past year alleging that companies failed to pay overtime and other wages owed. 
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Are Counter-Offers Counterintuitive?
If a valuable employee - one of your best revenue producers - tells you that they're leaving your company for better compensation, should you try to tempt them to stay with a counter-offer? A recent study conducted by London, England-based Communicate Recruitment Solutions reveals that most employers have never made a counter-offer; and most employees would not accept one. 
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