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President Obama released his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal that includes nearly $113.7 million in annual appropriations to the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP").  This proposed budget is an increase of approximately 7 percent.  Per the Administration, this additional funding will be used to combat "systemic pay discrimination" and to develop an improved enforcement case management database system.

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Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
5 Benefits Of Using A Cloud Based Property Management System
Cloud based hotel management software can provide multiple benefits to the hotelier as compared to a legacy system or any other outdated systems. The benefits are as follows:
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The Hottest New Hotel Amenity? Selfie Sticks
The use of selfie sticks-expandable rods you can attach your camera to for better shots and different angles-is the new craze among travelers, and hotels are taking notice all over the world.
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Iconic Vegas Casino Faces Wrecking Ball
The board of directors for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will vote Friday on whether to buy the Riviera Casino & Hotel, with the purpose of razing it to the ground.
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Top Stories: Healthcare
Harvard's InciteHealth Fellows Work To Rethink Health Care
Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care has launched the InciteHealth Fellowship, a new program that brings together 22 talented individuals eager to transform the delivery of health care in the United States.
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New Hospital Buildings Define Future Of Health Care
Across the country, the health care industry is pouring billions of dollars into new hospitals and medical centers. And the new hospitals of today are very different than the ones they're replacing.
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Consumers Vs. Patients: Healthcare's Biggest Misunderstanding
One of the most noted transformations in the current healthcare landscape revolves around patients and their growing involvement in their care. Patients have become so engaged and informed that the industry is largely starting to refer to them as consumers. But the two aren't synonyms, and the labels aren't interchangeable.
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Top Stories: Human Resources
In Walmart Pay Hike, Biz Groups Find New Ammo To Fight Federal Mandate
"Wal-Mart making this decision will put pressure on other low-wage employers and not just in retail," Silvers said. "This will put pressure on the dollar store, fast food, on home health care employers, on hotels and restaurants. Across the low wage economy this is going to have some impact."
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MA Bill Aims To Close The Gender Wage Gap
To fight the male-female pay gap, bill would bar employers from asking job applicants what they make and require ads to show the minimum compensation for the position
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Many Employees Need Help Picking The Best Health Plan
There's a lot to consider when selecting health insurance, and a large percentage of employees doubt they'd make the right decision on their own. One-fifth of employees were not confident they would make the best choice, according to a recent Employee Benefit Research Institute study.
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