Employment Consultant (10-23-18)

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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✔ Timely report from the Pew Research Center, “Most Americans view openness to foreigners as ‘essential to who we are as a nation’” Comments?
Welcoming Americans

✔ Tracking “Me Too” on social media, from the Pew Research Center, “How social media users have discussed sexual harassment since hashtag#MeToo went viral” Comments?
Tracking MeToo

✔ Thinking of the future of work? From Forbes. “Three Future Workplace Realities You Must Be Prepared For” Comments?
Future of Work

✔ Gender inclusion within the workplace. Some suggestions on how men van be better workplace allies to women, from The Harvard Business Review, “How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women” Comments?

✔ The potential impact of automation on jobs in California. from the los Angeles Times, “Millions of Californians’ jobs could be affected by automation — a scenario the next governor has to address” Comments?
Automation’s Impact

✔ No business is an island. From Forbes, “Business Is No Longer An Island: Four Trends Affecting The Future Workforce” Comments?
No Island

✔ World Mental Health Day should prompt considerations such as those expressed in this article from Forbes, “How To Combat Anxiety In The Workplace” Comments?
Combating Anxiety

✔ Starting a law practice? From My Shingle, “148 FREE Tools & Resources to Start, Operate and Grow Your Law Firm” Comments?
Law Practice Tools

✔ Are you a gardener? The story of Oliver Harrisson, from the BBC, “Story of unsung gardener revealed after appeal on BBC” Comments?

✔ Another in a series of Posts for artists and art lovers. From the BBC, “Bruegel’s Two Monkeys: One of Art’s Most Enduring Puzzles” Comments?
Monkey Puzzle
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