WageWatch Header

On May 24, Randy Pullen, President and CEO of WageWatch, Inc., published an article in HotelNewsNow.com about a local Arizona case involving a registered sex offender who allegedly used employment in the hotel industry as a front desk agent to target his next sexual assault victim. (WageWatch) Read the complete article

Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
Casinos' Profits Fall; 63% Drop In First Quarter
Figures released Wednesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the 12 gambling halls posted a collective gross operating profit of $41.4 million. That's down from $114.4 million in the same period last year. 
(Courier-Post)  Read the complete article
Different Approach To Leadership Needed In Hospitality Industry, Says Hyatt Hotels Chief HR Officer

Chief HR officer at Hyatt Hotels, Robb Webb has called for a more "empathetic" approach to leadership in the hospitality industry.  Webb highlighted the need for change at the Economist Talent Summit in London this week.

(HR Magazine)  Read the complete article
Eight Hospitality Trends That Define Millennial Travelers
Millennial travelers are on the rise. You can spot them with their smartphones waiting for a flight, working on their Macbook in a hotel lobby, or maybe even hailing a taxi while still in a meeting. 
(Skift)  Read the complete article
Resort Company Sued for Firing Older Workers
A hotel and resort company has been sued for discrimination by four former employees who allege they were fired because a recently installed executive felt they were too old. 
(Lawyers.com)  Read the complete article
Top Stories: Healthcare
Thousands of Healthcare Workers Stage Strike In California
An estimated 13,000 healthcare workers from five University of California (UC) medical centers around the state began a strike on Tuesday, demanding better care for patients and increased staffing. 
(PressTV)  Read the complete article
What the U.S. Can Learn From Healthcare Delivery Overseas
Healthcare delivery in the United States is on the cusp of major change, and many experts believe how healthcare is provided and paid for will be significantly different in the next decade. Hopefully, the changes will result in higher quality care, lower costs and better health for our citizens.  
(Becker's Hospital Review)  Read the complete article
The U.S. is Paying Too Much For Healthcare and Receiving Too Little
When it comes to most things, you get what you pay for. Paying more for a ticket to a baseball game means you will have better seats. Patronizing an expensive restaurant results in higher quality food. But when it comes to healthcare - a matter of life and death for every man, woman and child in this country - it's backwards. 
(Triple Pundit)  Read the complete article
Senate Immigration Bill Would Ease Restrictions On Foreign Health Workers
On Capitol Hill, several legislative efforts are moving forward on health issues. Among them is an effort by the Massachusetts delegation to keep bonus Medicare payments for the state's hospitals, while House Republicans are looking for another way to deal with a bill to fund high-risk insurance pools. 
(Kaiser Health News)  Read the complete article
Top Stories: Human Resources
They Haven't Done The Math
Although workers may know how much they have banked in their defined contribution (DC) retirement accounts, they are clueless as to how to convert that money into a lifetime income stream during retirement. 
(LifeHealthPro)  Read the complete article
New Research Shows "Disability Divide" Between Employee and Employer Perceptions
Despite some common ground, there are also clear divides between employer and employee perceptions around the likelihood and impact of an income-threatening disability, according to findings released today by the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA). 
(The Sacramento Bee)  Read the complete article
Health Care Overhaul Faces Backlash From Once Supportive Labor Unions
Some labor unions that enthusiastically backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry, fearful that it will jeopardize benefits for millions of their members. 
(The Washington Post)  Read the complete article
The Changing Face of HR
When Mark Schmit got his start in human resources in the 1980s, HR managers were occupied mostly with compliance and legal issues - filling out paperwork, following anti-discrimination laws and generally avoiding being sued by employees and regulatory agencies. 
(The Wall Street Journal)  Read the complete article
Like us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter
View our profile on LinkedIn   View our videos on YouTube
WageWatch provides valuable compensation and salary surveys online across multiple industries and geographic markets to human resource professionals, hiring managers, associations, employers, and other executives at the best price. Our cost-effective online salary and compensation surveys and reports are designed to help employers with hiring employees, employee retention, employee pay and recognition, employee benefits, budget planning, market pricing jobs and salary range decisions.
Copyright 2012. All Rights Reserved.