NCA Connect

February 2014

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014

Bars: The Social Center of the Club

Private clubs in America are finally catching on to the importance of a great bar, and not a moment too soon. Learn how to create the ultimate atmosphere at your club. 

Workplace Class Action Litigation is Here to Stay

The events of the past year in the workplace class action world demonstrate that the array of bet-the-company litigation issues that businesses and clubs face are evolving on a landscape that is continuing to undergo significant change. This article provides a snapshot of 2013 workplace class action. 

The Importance of Fitness and Spas in Private Clubs

Now that spas are a multi-million dollar, revenue-producing stream for clubs, what trends in fitness and wellness are in store for 2014? 

Laws & Regs

Immigration Reform Sees New Life; NLRB Poster Rule and Ambush Election Rule Dismissed; No Penalty For Failing to Yell Fore When It Wasn’t Your Ball; Minimum Wage Watch; New Jersey to Offer Immunity for Acts of God, Related Negligence; New Privacy Protections in New Jersey, Oregon and Illinois; Possible Smoking Ban in Mississippi Private Clubs; and E-Verify Legislation.

Industry Watch

Trends, demographics and news from the club industry.

NCA News

Register for the 2014 National Club Conference and meet a new NCA staff member. 

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.