Employment Law Consultant (08-02-18)

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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✔ “,” ……the story of some expensive commas, from the BBC: The Commas That Cost Companies Millions Comments?
Costly Comma

✔ What are the HRskills of the future? Here are some thoughts from Fast Company. From Fast Company: Four job skills the HR leaders of the future will need Comments?
HR Future?

✔ Different perspectives on sexual harassment in the workplace a survey report from the ABA Journal: Little agreement between the sexes on tackling harassment, Working Mother/ABA Journal survey finds Comments?
Sexual Harassment Survey

✔ What do you think about this article’s conclusion? From the Harvard Business Review: In Collaborative Work Cultures, Women Carry More of the Weight Do you agree? Comments?
Women and Collabotation

✔ A new job search option described by BBC (Capital) in the article Hate talking on the phone? This interview is for you Have you experienced this form of the job interview yet? Comments?
Text Joib Interview?

✔ Employers…keep your eyes on this case. From the PBS Newshour: Starbucks, other California companies must pay employees for off-the-clock work, court says Comments?
“Off the Clock”$$$

✔ A great story about what an employer can do to improve the health of his community and workforce. From NPR: Now Hiring: A Company Offers Drug Treatment And A Job To Addicted Applicants Comments?
Approach to Addiction

✔ One company’s successful approach to diversity. From Fast Company: “How this large multi-platform company figured out diversity” Comments?

✔ Do you have a library card? From Vox: Why public libraries are still essential in 2018 Please support your local public library. Comments?
Support Libraries

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