Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hospitality Industry Remains in the Cross Hairs of Department of Labor Following Wage Violation Study

A December 2014 study of the effects of minimum wage violations commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) found associated violations to be “concentrated in the leisure and hospitality industry” and “most prevalent in the service occupations.” The study analyzed the financial and economic impact of minimum wage violations in California and New York on such areas ...
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Evolution vs. Revolution

If you’re looking to change TMCs, be sure to weigh the costs and explore all the options. A strong relationship with the corporate travel management company is essential to the success of most travel programs. But like all relationships, it must be re-examined from time to time to ensure that it is working to its fullest potential. If it’s not, a travel program ...
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Overseas Business Travel Liability and the Duty of Care in Times of Ebola

As of late 2014, the United States faced no Ebola pandemic whatsoever. The odds of catching Ebola in an American workplace remained statistically zero. Only a handful of Ebola cases had made their way to the United States, and a few hospitals aside, every American workplace remained Ebola-free. Only two employees had caught Ebola on an American job site—both ...
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