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.

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Good Thursday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

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✔From Greater Good Magazine: Are Work Friendships a Good Thing? What’s your opinion on workplace friendships? Comments?
Friendships

✔ For your health, from the BBC (Future): Why Alzheimer’s Hit Women Harder Than Men A troubling question. Comments?
Alzheimers

✔ Hot? From Reuters: Thinking skills may suffer on hot days Do you notice a difference in your thinking skills on hot days? Read the article for some insight. Comments?
Hot?

✔ From Fast Company: We’ve had to prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet before Very important subject. Consider the implications on learning. Comments?
Prepare for the Future?

✔ I hope you never find yourself in this situation but if you do…from Fast Company: How to handle the job-search process when you just got fired Comments?
Just Fired?

✔ From the BBC: “What If We Have To Work Until We’re 100?” Comments?
100

✔ Zero tolerance” policies may have a chilling effect on the filing of harassment claims, from BNA: Beware of ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policies, EEOC Commissioner Warns Going too far?
Comments?
Zero Tolerance Risk

✔From the LA Times: Employers will do almost anything to find workers to fill jobs — except pay them more What’s your experience been? Comments?
Higher Pay?

✔ From the Marshall Project: License to Clip: A movement to let the formerly incarcerated cut hair and drive taxis is gaining ground. An article to pass on to anyone you know with a criminal record who is applying for a job that requires an occupational license. Relief may be n the way. Comments?
Occupational License

✔ A little puzzle to occupy your time, from the BBC: What’s Your Secret Nationality? Any surprises? Comments?
Secret Nationality

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Fred

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