Employment Law Consultant (10- 30-18)

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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✔ Do you feel that you were wrongfully terminated” from your job? Some thoughts abut what you can do from Forbes, “Understanding Title VII: You Believe You Were Wrongfully Terminated. Now What?” Comments?

✔ Lower cancer risk with organic food consumption? From Reuters, “Organic foods tied to slightly lower cancer risk” Comments?
Organic Food & Cancer

✔ Remember reading about the “Spanish Flu”? Lessons are being learned from so called escape communities that have relevance today. See the BBC (Future) article, “The places that escaped the Spanish Flu” Comments?
Escape Communities

✔A timely report from McKinsey & Company and Lean in. org, “Women In the Workplace 2018” Comments?
Women in the Workplace 2018

✔ “Double Bind” and other forms f bias women face in the workplace from Forbes, “Not Very Likeable: Here Is How Bias Is Affecting Women Leaders” Comments?
Double Bind

✔What to do with the employee with “too much on his/her plate” from Harvard Business Review, “How to Gracefully Exclude Coworkers from Meetings, Emails, and Projects” Comments?
Graceful Exclusion?

✔ Do you work with temporary staffing agencies? If so, this article from LexBlog may be of interest too you,” Reducing Risks Associated With Temporary Staffing Agencies” Comments?

✔ Are you an introvert? Fear networking events? Some suggestions from
Business News Daily, “How Introverts Can Master Presentations With Confidence” Comments?
Introvert & Networking

✔ You are at a job interview when you are asked, “‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’ How to Answer the Staple Interview Question” A suggested approach from Fortune. Comments?
Greatest Weakness?

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