Published Wednesday, May 1, 2013
On April 16, 2013, the National Club Association joined other prominent voices in the world of golf for the 6th annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill. These allied organizations, forming the WE ARE GOLF coalition, met with Congressional representatives from across the country to discuss the many important ways that golf is more than “just a more»
Published Wednesday, April 24, 2013
On March 21, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated the way the Department of Labor (DOL) determines prevailing wages for H-2B workers. In the order, the judge required DOL to come up with a new process within 30 days. The effect of that ruling has been for DOL to suspend issuing any further labor certifications. more»
Published Wednesday, April 3, 2013
At the end of March, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a ruling that will have an immediate impact on those clubs that utilize the H-2B Visa Program. Judge Legrome Davis ruled that the current process by which the Department of Labor (DOL) issues labor certifications is invalid. He has vacated (thrown out) more»
Published Friday, March 15, 2013
From 2004 to 2011, there was a steady decline in commercial insurance premiums in the overall markets. However, in the last year or so, the property and casualty insurance market has seen premium increases or rates that have remained flat. While the insurance industry as a whole has seen moderate increases in premium rates, the golf and club industry is more»
Published Friday, March 15, 2013
The National Club Association is excited to announce that registration is now open for our landmark 10th annual National Club Conference in Boca Raton, Fla., on April 28-30, 2013. The National Club Conference provides private club leaders an unparalleled opportunity to learn from expert speakers about a wide range of key topics while establishing important more»
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 more»
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