Employment Law Consultant (07-24-18)

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.


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✔ A little history of libraries from The Daily Beast: The Library of Alexandria Is Long-Gone – And All Around Us Visit and support your local library. Comments?

✔ Some history now in the current news, from the New York Times: U.S. Reopens Emmett Till Investigation, Almost 63 Years After His Murder Reflections and comments?
Emmett Till

✔ Workplace culture. Some suggestions from HR Executive: Enabling a Workplace Culture of Ambition and Advocacy Comments?
Workplace Culture

✔ From HR Executive: Survey: Companies Struggling to Meet Workers’ Wellbeing Needs You can improve your business by fostering a culture of health. Contact me for more information.
Workers’ Well-Being

✔ Going on vacation this Summer? Some suggestions from Fast Company about what to do when you return to work. This is what you should do on your first day back from vacation Comments?
Vacation Over?

✔ From JD Supra: California Enacts a Privileged Communication Law Regarding Sexual Harassment Claims Comments?
California Privilege

✔ Is your workplace environment complicity supporting sexual harassment and other unlawful behaviors?

From the Harvard Business Review: How Managers, Coworkers, and HR Pressure Women to Stay Silent About Harassment

In order to prevent costly discrimination and harassment complaints it is important that you create/support a workplace culture which supports positive workplace values and condones unlawful workplace behaviors.

✔ From Fast Company: Give yourself a performance review right now. Here’s how Rather than taking a passive role in regard to your performance evaluations actively prepare and (even) request one.
Take control of your career.
Self Performance Review

✔ Hopefully you will never be fired from a job. If you are, Fast Company has some suggestions on how to “bounce back.” Comments?
Bounce Back

✔ Take a moment to remember the beauty and peace of nature. From the BBC Culture: Striking Landscape Photo From Around the World Hope you enjoy the views.

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