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Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
 What Do Millennials Want? Hotels Have Some Ideas
Call it Canopy by Hilton, Moxy by Marriott or Element by Starwood, traditional hotel chains are catering to the tastes of young adults who have never known a world without the Internet. 
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 Predictions In Hospitality Social Media Customer Care
Best practices for meeting customers where they already are, and listening and engaging on a near real-time basis.
(Hospitality Net)  Read the complete article
 Consumer Data: Digital Gold
If only we hoteliers had the foresight to mine this massive amount of data and use it smartly for revenue generation - we would be the Amazon of the hospitality industry.
(Hospitality Net)   Read the complete article
Top Stories: Healthcare
 A Health Hack Wake-Up Call
Hospitals went digital almost overnight, but they neglected to prioritize patient data protection.
(US News)   Read the complete article
 Is NEJM's Reputation Slipping? 5 Things To Know
An investigative article published by ProPublica takes aim at The New England Journal of Medicine, compiling and amplifying many criticisms into one report that challenges the direction of what it dubs "arguably the best-known and most venerated medical journal in the world."
(Becker's Hospital Review)  Read the complete article
 Patient Satisfaction Scores Boosted by Better Nurse Staffing -
A positive nursing work environment with adequate staffing can greatly influence patient perceptions of care, which many hospitals are paying much more attention to since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began including patient experience in the reimbursement equation. 
(AMN Healthcare)   Read the complete article
Top Stories: Human Resources
 California, New York Enact US-Highest $15 Minimum Wages
California and New York acted Monday to gradually push their statewide minimum wages to $15 an hour - the highest in the U.S. 
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 Discrimination: A Good Refresher On How Not To Lay Off Workers
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit-which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin- recently allowed a white construction worker to take his race discrimination claim to trial. When the employee asked why he was being laid off, the project superintendent told him that his "minority numbers" were "not right."
(HR.BLR)   Read the complete article
 The Hole in Dunkin' Donuts' Exempt Argument
Similarities in duties and pay between exempt and nonexempt workers should signal that exempt status is questionable and further scrutiny of the criteria for exempt status is warranted.
(Workforce)  Read the complete article
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