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


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✔ Some advice from Fast Company when you are having problems getting along with you boss: “Don’t get along with your boss? Here’s how to have a successful one-on-one anyway” Comments?
Getting Along

✔ Are you dreaming of retirement? from fast Company: “Why work has failed us: Because no one can afford to retire anymore” Comments?
Retirement Dreams

✔ Negotiation tip from the Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School: “The Importance of Negotiation for Female Negotiators: Women Should “Negotiate Hard” Comments?
Negotiate Hard

✔ Are you in the American middle class? Find out with our income calculator from the pew Research Center. Comments?
Middle Class?

✔ Back to school? From the Pew Research Center: “6 facts about America’s students” Comments?
Back to School

✔ Are you involved in labor negotiations? This article might be of value to you, from the Program on Negotiation, Harvard University, “Labor Negotiation Strategies” Comments?
Labor Negotiations

✔ Working with “disabled” employees? A successful program presented by HRExecutive in this article, “Giving Disabled Workers a Chance to Succeed’ Comments?
Workplace Success!

✔ Physician (lawyer) heal thyself? From the American Bar Association,
“Race and gender bias is rampant in law, says new report that also offers tools to fight it” Comments?
Bias at Law/

✔ Are you involved in negotiations? Really, who isn’t? From Fast Company, “All the things you’re doing wrong in negotiations” Comments?
More Negotiation Tips

✔ For artists and art lovers, from the BBC: “The Murky History of the Colour Yellow” Comments?
The Color Yellow

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