Labor management practices to be discussed on McKnight's webcast

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The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Wal-Mart on Monday in a major class-action lawsuit accusing the corporation of sex discrimination. In a 5-4 vote, the justices decided the world's largest private employer did not have a common corporate policy of discrimination toward women in terms of compensation and promotion. Some 1.5 million former and current female employees were party to the lawsuit. The decision has labor management implications for other corporate interests, including nursing home chains.

Operators can learn more about labor-related and other staffing/scheduling issues at a free McKnight's webcast today titled “Five-Star Success with Labor Management Best Practices.” Click here for FREE registration for the webcast, which will be held at 1:00 p.m. EST. James M. Berklan, editor of McKnight's Long-Term Care News, will moderate the discussion. Speakers include Kip Kransdorf, director of payroll and labor reporting at Five Star Quality Care, and Mark Woodka, CEO of OnShift.