Employment Law Consultant (09-18-18)

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 suggestions on job burn out with the tine to consider. From Fast Company: “5 ways to save yourself from burning out” Comments?
Burn Out

✔ Employers should prepare for the next level of workplace diversity, from the daily Beast: “Workplaces Need to Prepare for the Non-Binary Future” Comments?

✔ Hoping for a raise? Have you considered presented in this article by CBS News (Money Watch), “Want a raise? You might need to quit your job” Comments?

✔ Mental Health in the workplace, a bill pending the signature of Governor Brown; “SB-1113 Mental health in the workplace: voluntary standards”
Mental Health

✔ Remember “cramming” for an exam the night before? A perspective from enters, “Sleep may impact college grades more than drinking or drugs” Comments?

✔Feel driven to “get things done?” From Fast Company, “The dark history of our obsession with productivity” Comments?

✔How do you feel about the role of emotions in the workplace? Here’s a perspective from Forbes: “Are Women Allowed To Be Angry In The Workplace?” Comments?

✔ Trouble sleeping? See the suggestions in the article from Reuters “Doctors offer advice for insomnia” Comments?

✔ A sobering report from the BBC (Health) “Cancers ‘rising around the world” Comments?

✔ I’ll have mine vegan? A change ahead for your BigMac Options, from BBC Capital, What’s Driving the Rise of the McVegan Burger?”

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