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Minimum wage pains

By Susan Reidy

With minimum wages rising across the nation, ultimately it may be workers at the lower end of the wage scale who bear the heaviest burden of increased expenses, despite a short-term gain in pay for some, many in the hospitality industry contend.
Increases abound on the federal, state and city levels for 2014, with several more pieces of legislation in the works. It’s not a question of if the minimum wage will increase, but when and how much, and how the restaurant and hospitality industries can respond.

LGC Hospitality Staffing Announces Sponsorship of Indy Eleven Soccer Team

LGC is proud to announce sponsorship of the NASL Indy Eleven Soccer Team. When the opportunity to sponsor an emerging professional sports team presented itself, the decision was easy. LGC CEO George Lessmeister states, “Our sponsorship of Indy Eleven is another avenue for LGC to become a familiar name and top employer in the markets we service.”

LGC has been operational since 2003, providing hospitality and foodservice companies with professional temporary and temp-hire workers in Indianapolis, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Detroit, Louisville, Nashville, Pittsburgh and St Louis.

For more information, please visit www.lgcassociates.com

We look forward to seeing you at upcoming Indy Eleven games!



As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act begins to take shape, employers will find guidance as important as compliance in 2013. Employers will face important decisions regarding part-time vs. full-time employees, fees, taxes and paperwork , all the while trying to maintain a skilled, motivated work force. According to Keith Patterson, a resident expert on the health law based in Tennessee, employers already are having to adjust their business models to meet these new regulations.
Hospitality industry applauds delay in employer healthcare mandate

Hospitality industry leaders believe a delay in the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will give them much needed time to understand the policy and implement it in a manner that will least impact their businesses.

The Obama Administration said on July 2 that the portion of the ACA, requiring employers to provide health insurance or pay a fine, would be delayed a year, moving from the beginning of 2014 to the beginning of 2015. 

What Does The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Mean for Business?

With the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the big concern is what does this mean for businesses?

It’s a complicated law, and several questions remain on the how, what, and even the if, should Republicans emerge victorious in November on promises to repeal the legislation.

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