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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✔ With the midterm elections occurring Tuesday you might as, ‘What is an exit poll?” from Pew Research, ‘Exit polls, election surveys and more: A guide for the 2018 midterms” Comments?
✔ Here’s a surprising conclusion about the media industry from the Pew Research Center, “Newsroom employees are less diverse than U.S. workers overall” Comments?
Less Inclusive Newsrooms?
✔A good time to review your policies on lactation accommodations in your workplace, from Jackson|Lewis “California Expands Upon Lactation Accommodation Requirements” Comments?
✔ Some suggestions on reporting harassment and discrimination, from TED Talks, “A memory scientist’s advice on reporting harassment and discrimination” Comments?
✔ A perspective on the future of work, from CNBC “The future of work won’t be about college degrees, it will be about job skills” Comments?
Future of Work
✔ Performance evaluations. from McKinsey quarterly “Straight talk about employee evaluation and performance management” Comments?
✔ Employed in higher education? A report from outer health which you might find of interest, “Mental health diagnoses rising among U.S. college students” Comments?
Mental Health U
✔ Health care industry employers be aware, from the Harvard Business Review, “Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Health Care. Here’s How to Stop It.” Comments?
Harassment in Health Care
✔ Does this story sound familiar? From NPR, “Google Employees Plan A Walkout Over The Handling Of Sexual Harassment Claims.” The employees believe that Google has been too lenient with executives accused of sexual harassment. Comments?
✔ You probably have heard this before. From the Harvard Business Review, “We Need to Talk More About Mental Health at Work”
Mental Health at Work
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