February 2011

Published Friday, February 4, 2011

States Broke: Burden Falls on Employers

One area in which the recession has had a significant impact is the state trust funds for unemployment insurance. As of January 14, 2011, 30 states have depleted their UI trust funds and collectively have borrowed more than $40 billion from the federal UI trust fund.

Lodging and Restaurant Industries Slightly Optimistic

Rising hotel rates and higher menu prices both reflect a slightly more optimistic outlook than originally predicted for the hospitality industry in 2011.

Fair Way Forward: EWGA Revamps Women-Friendly Golf Course Criteria

Fair Way Forward is an advocacy initiative launched by the EWGA (Executive Women's Golf Association) to encourage golf facilities to embrace the latest research on how to get more women involved in the game.

Laws & Regs

Repeal of the Health Care Law, new wage order for NY club restaurant employees, Ga. tax proposal on club fees and dues, new H-2B wage rule and new H-2B form necessary for 2011.

Industry Watch

Trends, demographics and news from the club industry.

Corporate Partners

Club Industry Brief

NCA's free bi-weekly news digest is designed specifically for private club leaders. It covers industry news and trends and articles on golf, membership and operations for private clubs.