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Those familiar with multi-employer pension funds know that they can spell big trouble for participating employers. Those not familiar with them better learn about their man nuances BEFORE ever becoming involved with them through an acquisition, merger or other means. 

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Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
AGA Takes Gaming Issues To Presidential Candidates
The 2016 presidential election is nearly 17 months away but with more than a dozen candidates looking for attention, the American Gaming Association has sent out letters urging candidates to get familiar with the industry and its issues.
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Hotel Firms Invest In Rivals To Airbnb
Hotel companies are investing in home-sharing start-up rivals to Airbnb and launching digital initiatives designed to cater to travellers looking for alternative forms of accommodation.
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Loews' Campaign Features Social Media Photos
Two years ago, Loews' "The Room You Need" campaign told the story through their guests. Now, they are letting the guests tell the stories themselves, a first for the hospitality industry, according to Loews Hotels & Resorts CMO Bruce Himelstein.
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Top Stories: Healthcare
Healthcare Employers Added Fewer Jobs In June
Employment fluctuation always occurs, but the overall trend for ambulatory job numbers is up, said Phillip Miller, vice president of communications at Merritt Hawkins. Some ambulatory centers may be pausing to consider their next move, but the upward trend will continue, he said. 
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How The ACA Is Changing Chronic
Healthcare professionals say the landmark health reform law, the Affordable Care Act, is accelerating changes in how hospitals treat patients with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart failure and obesity. 
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2016 OPPS Proposed Rule Updates Two-Midnight Rule
CMS is sharply accelerating its push toward moving outpatient payments from a fee-for-service model to a true prospective payment system with a number of its proposals in the 2016 OPPS proposed rule, including new comprehensive ambulatory payment classifications APCs (C-APC) and extensive APC consolidation and reconfiguration.
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Top Stories: Human Resources
Why Employers Are Offering More Generous Benefit Packages
Of the 402 human resource departments that responded to a survey from the Society of Human Resource Management, 35% said they were improving their benefits packages and 58% said they were keep them the same in 2015.
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Same-Sex Marriage Decision Eases Data Burden for Companies
Employers estimated that inconsistent marriage laws imposed an economic burden of more than $1 billion per year to American businesses, according to an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court in March by 379 companies.
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6 Benefits of Writing Job Descriptions for Your Business

No law requires business owners to have written job descriptions for the positions in their companies. They take time to write -- and time is precious for businesses. 

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