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A company's approach to internal pay equity is as important as the actual pay programs it implements. Many factors can impact internal pay equity such as internal increases remaining low while new hires demand salaries that exceed current tenured employees.  Organizations should conduct periodic pay equity studies to keep on top of potential pay equity risks and ensure an understanding of the pay structure, as well as knowledge of and ability to explain pay differences among comparable employees.

Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
 Check In With the Velociraptor at the World's First Robot Hotel
It follows with perfect logic that the historical theme park's newest lodging place is the world's first hotel staffed by robots.
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 Forget Daylight Savings: Start Saving On These 4 Hotel Marketing Costs
While the rest of the nation is celebrating their extra hours of sunlight because of Daylight Saving Time, now's the perfect time for smart hotel marketers to make their costs lighter as well. 
(Hotel News Resource)   Read the complete article
 Does Your Hotel Have A Story?
Travelers aren't drawn to facts, promises of a wonderful stay or mentions of your recent industry awards. They want to be a part of something that intrigues them, connects with them and gives them something to brag about.
(Hotel News Resource)  Read the complete article
Top Stories: Healthcare
 The Dark Side Of Information Exchange-Inbox Overload
Physicians have longed for electronic health record systems that could share information across networks.  But as their dreams are being fulfilled, a new problem has emerged-inbox overload. And that burden is causing physician burnout, patient-safety issues and the need for new innovation to help triage the most urgent messages.
(Modern Healthcare)   Read the complete article
 Offer This Benefit To Recruit, Retain Millennials
In a tight job market, companies like Fidelity, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Chegg are all getting onboard to offer the latest in employee benefits designed to attract and retain younger employees, according to The Washington Post.
(Becker's Hospital Review)  Read the complete article
 RNs At Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Push For Pay Increase, More Staffing On 1st Day Of Strike
More than 200 registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, represented by the California Nurses Association, kicked off a seven-day strike March 15 to push for higher wages and an increase in patient care staff, according to a Los Angeles Daily News report.
(Becker's Hospital Review)   Read the complete article
Top Stories: Human Resources
 No Paid Sick Leave Means Workers Skip Medical Care
U.S. workers without paid sick leave are more likely to keep going to work when they're sick and to forgo medical care for themselves and their families, compared to workers who do get paid for sick days, according to a new study.
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 Uber Driver Wins Unemployment Benefits
Adding another wrinkle to the fight over whether Uber drivers are employees or independent contractors, a driver recently won unemployment benefits after the company kicked him off the ride-booking app.
(Mercury News)   Read the complete article
 When Good Communication Goes Bad
For many people who work in distributed organizations-and often from home offices-real-time messaging applications such as Slack, Jive  JIVE 2.83% , and Yammer, et al., are vital lifelines. But few people stop with those.
(Fortune)   Read the complete article
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