Employment Law Consultant (09-27-18)

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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✔ Institutional bias, a description of one person’s efforts to do something about it, in Forbes, “I’m Complicit to Institutional Bias, Here’s What I’m Doing About It” Comments?

✔ “Asura” Was it marked on your calendar for last Thursday? From the BBC: “What is Asura’ Comments?

✔ Some more information for women returning to work from maternity leave. From Fast Company: “What 13 moms wish they knew their first week back from maternity leave” Comments?
After Maternity Leave

✔ A timely question, from Fast Company “Men: Have you really stopped to think about gender equality?’ Comments?
Gender Equality

✔ Confronted with a complex problem? Think ”Zeigarnik”, from Fast Company, “How to solve complex problems (by not focusing on them)”Comments?
Tough Problem?

✔ “Paid on Receipt” Are you an attorney who owns a solo or small practice. This article from MyShingle may interest you, ‘How Three Little Words – Earned on Receipt – Could Change Everything for Solo & Small Law Firms’ Comments?
Business of Law

✔ Interested in the history of design? An informative weekend read from the BBC, “Anni Albers and the forgotten women of the bauhaus’ Comments?

✔ Can you sell your own data as a way to make money? An interesting
take on this question from BBC (Capital):”Can you make money selling your data?” Comments?
Selling Data?

✔ Another aspect of the access to personal data for you to be aware of, from the BBC (Technology) “Tech Tent: Do the police have your biometric digits?” Comments?

✔What is the difference between ‘diversity’ and “inclusion” in the workplace, from Gallup “3 requirements for a Diverse and Inclusive Environment.”

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