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Every company should perform wage and hour audits periodically; minimally once a year, twice if possible.  It is easier to catch and correct errors yourself than to risk discovery from employees or in the event of a DOL audit, and mistakes do happen.

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Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
Staying Fit On The Road: 5 Hotel Chains That Won't Ruin Your Diet
       Staying fit on the road is never easy, particularly when it 
       comes to healthy eating. Many of us let our diets go out the
       window when we travel, partly because healthy options are
       hard to come by. 
Biloxi Casino To Reopen Friday As Golden Nugget
Although its hotel is still in the middle of a $100 million makeover, the oldest casino in the South will reopen at 1 p.m. Friday with a new look as the Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi.   
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Hospitality's Mobile Opportunity
The hospitality industry is in a unique position within the mobile space. That's why Caesars Entertainment has used responsive design to redesign 41 of its websites (and their mobile and tablet counterparts) to ensure a good mobile experience.  
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Housekeepers Protest What They Call Hyatt's "Longstanding Labor Abuses"
Dozens of Hyatt hotel workers gathered outside the company's annual shareholders' meeting in Chicago last week to protest what they call "longstanding labor abuses" by the 55-year old hospitality group 
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Top Stories: Healthcare
Health Care Overhaul Will Spur Clinic Growth
It's not your imagination. Retail health clinics are a common sight in Houston today, and a new report says the Affordable Care Act will double the number of clinics nationwide by the end of 2015.  
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1,100 Nurses Win Unemployment Benefits Stemming from Employer-Caused Work Stoppage at Temple University
This week, an appeals court sided with the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals in labeling a 2010 work stoppage at Temple University "a lockout." The decision will result in 1,100 unionized nurses at the school receiving unemployment benefits. 
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Report: 36% of Physicians Plan to Leave Medicine Within 10 Years
Thirty-six percent of physicians plan to retire or leave medical practice in the next 10 years, according to a survey conducted by Jackson Healthcare, a healthcare staffing company. For the survey, 3,456 physicians were polled between March 7 and April 1, 2013. 
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Healthcare Leaders Seek Strategic Sweet Spot
Hospitals and health systems are getting squeezed at both ends of the revenue spectrum. To survive they must effectively integrate a number of healthcare services and add value. But how?  
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Top Stories: Human Resources
Getting HR Back into the People Business
We're taking the HR function, particularly in large organizations, down a deadly spiral that can only lead to one outcome: the commoditization and outsourcing of HR, a sure sign that the era of people-focused HR is dead. 
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4 ObamaCare Changes That Make Defined Contribution Irresistible
ObamaCare. Love it or hate it, one thing is true... the landscape of employer-sponsored health insurance is changing. Many of the Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") provisions strongly favor the individual health insurance market, making defined contribution health plans the ideal health insurance solution for most (if not all) US employers. 
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The Tricks To Managing A Diva Employee
Your sales manager considers himself above the rules others obey. "After all," he tells the frustrated accounting staff, "without sales, there wouldn't be a company." When they argue back that there wouldn't be a company without accounting staff to invoice clients, he smugly says, "It's not the same. You can't invoice what sales doesn't create."  
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Study: Companies Allow Employees to Buy, Sell and "Donate" Vacation Time
       Companies are making shifts in the benefits they offer
       employees, from providing more contraception coverage and
       more services for new mothers, to being more flexible with
       paid time off, according to a new report from the Society for
       Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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