Employment Law Consultant (11-08-18)

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.


Good Thursday morning.

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✔ Another article from BBC Culture for the movie buffs among you, ”The 25 greatest foreign-language films” Comments?
Best Foreign Films

✔Did you “fall back” on Sunday? Have you ever wondered, “What’s the real cost of changing the clocks?” (BBC-Capital). Comments?
Cost of Falling Back

✔ Like your job but not your boss? From Forbes, “How To Handle Working For A Terrible Boss” Comments?
Terrible Boss

✔ What are the Google “walk-outs” demands? From Forbes, “Google Women’s Five Demands: Here’s What Else They Should Ask For”
A good time to examine your workplace policies. Comments?
Google Walk Out

✔ New as a CEO? Conducting a reorganization? From McKinsey, “Closing the gender gap: A missed opportunity for new CEOs” Comments?
Gender Gap

✔ A perspective on the impact of #MeToo in the workplace, from Forbes, “#MeToo And Gender Parity In The Workplace: It’s Time To Change The Dialogue” Comments?
#MeToo Impact

✔ Workplace harassment in the C-Suite? From PBS, “Half of female executives have faced workplace harassment” Comments?
C-Suite Harassment

✔ A good reminder, from the BBC (Future). “Why must rape victims never acknowledge what happened” Comments?
Coming Forward Fears

✔ What your response to this question asked by BBC (Future), “Should we really all fly less?”
Fly Less?

✔ U.S. companies target maternity care costs. Some food for thought from Reuters (Health),”U.S. companies team up with hospitals to reduce employee maternity costs” Comments?
Maternity Costs Targeted

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