Published Thursday, November 1, 2012
Question: Are we required to provide employees with time off to vote on November 6 during the workday? If so, does the time off have to be paid? Answer: Interestingly, while federal law does give eligible individuals the right to vote, it does not require you to give employees time off from work to cast their ballots. However, the laws of over half the more»
Published Monday, October 1, 2012
Club members expect club food to be something special; it should look good, taste great, and never run out. Clubs provide plentiful dining options, large portions and a smorgasbord of delicious dishes. But what happens to all the leftover food once members eat their fill?
Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton, Massachusetts, became the first private club more»
Published Wednesday, April 18, 2012
On April 18, 2012, the allied organizations of the golf industry, including the National Club Association, set their sights on Capitol Hill, marking the 5th annual National Golf Day, an industry-wide effort to educate lawmakers about the significant impact that golf has on the economy, tax revenues and the environment, as well as the industry’s charitable more»
Published Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Step back from your day-to-day routine and attend a conference that promises an exceptional learning and networking experience. This year the National Club Conference offers innovative programming designed to inspire club leaders, address the latest trends, tackle clubs’ toughest challenges and provide tips to implement immediately.
The outlook for the more»
Published Thursday, March 1, 2012
Registration is open for the 2012 National Club Conference (NCC), which will be held in New York City on April 29-30. Join the National Club Association this spring for world-class golf, dinner in the heart of the city, and NCC’s premier education sessions. Club managers, officers and directors, management staff and industry vendors can all benefit from the more»
Published Sunday, January 1, 2012
the unemployment rate at 8.6 percent, leaving 13.9 million unemployed
Americans nationwide looking for work, the 12.8 million-worker
restaurant industry shouldn’t seem to have difficulty filling positions.
But, all that might be about to change.
Economic improvement is on the horizon, and many believe that the
talent war—the fight to attract more»
Published Tuesday, September 27, 2011
the past several years, the aspect of our society that has seen the
most rapid change has been the way in which we communicate with each
other. With the advent of the social Internet and all that accompanies
it (smart phones, iPads, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), keeping up
with the changes can be a daunting task for many already tech-savvy more»