The Future of Independent Contractors in the Hospitality Industry

June 2017 - By Mark Heymann - Published in Hotel Business Review - While the workplace continues its rapid move towards a "gig economy," recent National Labor Relations Board rulings have made it tougher for employers to classify workers as independent contractors vs. employees.

Discussions about the future of technology in the Hospitality Industry

 

June 2017 – Published in LODGING Magazine - At our Annual Partner Conference, we discussed what technology in the hospitality industry will look like in five years.

Here’s what a few of our clients had to say in this month’s issue of Lodging Magazine:

 

UniFocus Starts 2017 with a Formidable First Quarter, Gaining 17 New Clients for Its Leading Workforce Performance Solutions

April 25, 2017 – Published in Hotel Online - The service industry’s most comprehensive workforce management systems and tools provider, UniFocus gained 17 new clients in the first quarter of 2017 and expanded its relationship with nine existing partners.

We're About Time

April 10, 2017 - Tracking employee time is an essential part of business in the service industry, and UniFocus is committed to making that process as simple, accurate and seamless as possible. After creating one of the first touch-screen time clocks on the market, we’re still constantly looking at ways to fine-tune the tools we provide our partners.

Can Hotels Afford Not to Hire After a Minimum Wage Hike?

April 2017 - By Mark Heymann - Hotel Business Review - As a growing number of cities and states legislate minimum wage hikes, hotel operators might be tempted to respond with a hiring freeze to avoid higher labor costs. This article explores the potential negative impacts hotels risk with a halt-on-hiring approach as well as more effective ways to offset higher wages.