ALFA trying to mitigate impact of NLRB rulings

Share this article:

Recent National Labor Relations Board rulings could hit senior living employers hard, said a concerned Assisted Living Federation of America spokesman recently at the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry.

“We've been seeing a lot of pro-union, anti-business rulings coming out of the [NLRB],” Jamison Gosselin, the ALFA Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communication, told McKnight's Editorial Director John O'Connor. “And it's unfortunate because there's still a lot of questions about what those rulings are ultimately going to do to senior living. We're hoping to find some ways that we can reduce the impact of [these rulings].”

In September, ALFA slammed two decisions of the NLRB that will make it easier to unionize.

To hear and see more from ALFA, click on the video above. To read a transcript, click here.

Share this article:

More in News

Long-term care continues to lead in deal volume and value: PwC report

Long-term care continues to lead in deal volume ...

Long-term care bucked healthcare industry trends with strong merger and acquisition activity in the second quarter of 2014, according to newly released data from professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Empowering nurse practitioners could reduce hospitalizations from SNFs, study finds

Granting more authority to nurse practitioners is associated with reduced hospitalization of skilled nursing facility residents, according to recently published findings.

Pioneer ACO drops out of program, despite reductions in skilled nursing utilization

A California healthcare system has become the latest dropout from the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, despite reducing skilled nursing facility utilization and improving its readmission rates. Sharp HealthCare announced its decision in a quarterly financial statement released Tuesday.