Employment Law Consultant (07-03-18)

Articles exploring workplace trends from the perspective of an employment law attorney whose focus is on the prevention of workplace disputes and the development of workplaces which support a culture of health, civility and respect. Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged. Published every Tuesday and Thursday.


Good Tuesday morning.

Happy 4th of July.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

As always, your comments are both encouraged and welcome.

✔ A very sobering report from CBS News: Farmers in America are killing themselves in staggering numbers The loss in life of the people who provide us our “daily bread.” Comments?
Farmers & Suicide

✔ From PBS Newshour: Ask the Headhunter: Why was my job offer rescinded when I tried to negotiate? Has this ever happened to you? Comments?
Recinded Offer

✔ From Forbes: How Do We Design Workplaces That Support Mental Health And Well-Being Comments?
Mental Health & Worplace

✔ From SHRM: Hold Managers Accountable for California Meal-Break Compliance Do you have a worker(s) who elect to worth through her/his breaks? A reason who this practice is not a good one.
Meal Breaks

✔ From Verdict: Silver Linings in an Otherwise Disappointing Travel Ban Ruling A bit of legal analysis on a issue very much in the public eye.
A Silver Lining?

✔ From the Harvard Program on Negotiation: How to Negotiate in Good Faith Have you encountered the problems discussed in this Blog Post? How did you overcome them?Comments?
Gooid Faith Negotiation

✔ From FindLaw: Top 7 Summer Employment Tips for Employers The summer employee…some tips for increasing your chances of having a good experience with your “seasonal” hires.
Summer Job Tips

✔ From Fast Company: 4 emotionally intelligent HR policies employees may suffer without Do you have these policies at your worksite? Why not? Comments?
Healthy HR Policies

✔ From Forbes: How To Successfully Manage Workplace Conflict Some tips from the Forbes Coaches Panel. Are you a Sonoma County employer? Contact me to schedule a free initial consultation, held at your office, to discuss how your company can prevent and, when necessary, manage workplace conflict.
Workplace Conflict

✔ From the BBC (Future): Why Non-Smokers Are Getting Lung Cancer Non-smoking lung cancer is not a trivial issue. What are the risk factors for non-smokers? Comments?
Lung Cancer

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Thursday.

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