What Have We Done for You Lately? – May 2018
LeadingAge was in full celebratory mode during May as we marked Older Americans Month, our annual opportunity to pause and reflect on the important contributions that older adults make to our nation. We launched a social media campaign to shine a spotlight on the month’s “Engage at Every Age” theme. We also honored older Americans by working throughout the month to support the work of LeadingAge members and to speak out for the people you serve.
Senate Committee Examines Healthcare Workforce Shortage
In commending the HELP Committee for its attention to workforce issues, LeadingAge President Katie Smith Sloan stated, “This is one of the top concerns of our members in all parts of the country. In the long-term ...
NLRB Mulling Rulemaking to Address Joint-Employer Standard
The joint-employer standard comes into play when 2 or more businesses share control and responsibility over certain employees and is most often seen in the context of franchise operations, subcontracting arrangements and, in the case of LeadingAge members, use of contract workers. If joint-employment is found to exist, ...
OSHA Changes Course and Requires Employers in State Plans to Submit Injury & Illness Data Electronically
Specifically, OSHA stated that Section 18(c)(7) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and applicable regulations pertaining to State Plans require the change in implementation. As a result, for Calendar Year 2017, employers covered by State Plans must provide Form 300A data electronically by July 1, 2018. Further, ...
Join Us in Celebrating Older Americans Month 2018
The 2018 OAM theme is Engage at Every Age. The theme emphasizes that every age is the right age to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a difference in our communities. Ways to Engage on Social ...