Employment Law Consultant (09-20-18)

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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✔ Looking for ideas on how to motivate your employees? Try Google, from Fast Company, “This is how Google motivates its employees” Comments?
Google It

✔ A suggestion from The Globe and Mail on how to grow your career, or, for that matter, your business: “Think like a founder and watch your career grow” Comments?

✔ Do you have doubts about your worth? Guess what? From Fast Company: ‘4 times self-doubt can actually be good for your career”Comments?

✔ Is your website ADA compliant? Some potential litigants are asking this question. see the article from Ford Harrison (Global HR Lawyers),
“Website Accessibility and Americans with Disabilities Act” Comments?
ADA Website?

✔ What should you do when presented with a harassment complaint by an employee or, for that matter, any complaint of workplace wrongdoing? See the suggestions made in this article from Forbes, “When An Employee Files A Harassment Complaint, Here’s What HR Needs To Do First” Comments?
Harassment Complaint

✔ Do you know anyone in the process of deciding which college or university to attend in 2019? this article from the BBC (Capital) may be of interest: “Which universities will really impress the boss?’Comments?
College-University Choice

✔ Little do we know, from Pew Research Center, :”Education levels of U.S. immigrants are on the rise” Comments?
Educated Immigrants

✔ Concerns about AI and the future of the workplace, from the Pew research Center, “In Advanced and Emerging Economies Alike, Worries About Job Automation’ Comments?
AI Concerns

✔ Must read? Do you enjoy libraries? If so, check out, The Daily Beast’s
book review “Travel to Palatial Libraries Around the World With This Book” Comments?
Great Libraries

✔ Do you follow the mystery stories of Agatha Christie? If so, you might be interested in this article from the BBC (Culture) “Agatha Christie Shaped How the World sees Britain” Comments?

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Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Personnel Investigations

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