Employment Law Consultant (11-13-18)

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 Tuesday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

✔ What is Diwali?” A discussion of this five-day Hindu festival of lights presented by the BBC. Comments?

✔An article to keep in mind when you consider diversity and inclusion in your workplace. From Forbes ” The Troubling News About Black Women In The Workplace” Comments?
Troubling News

✔ Some great suggestions for making the workplace more collaborative, from Forbes, “Women In The Workplace: The Myth Of The Confidence Gap” Comments?
Confidence Gap?

✔ Can AI takeover the task of performance evaluations? From Workforce, “The Automation of Performance Measurement” Comments?
AI in HR?

✔ Some ideas on employee development, from the Harvard business review, “How to Help Your Employees Learn from Each Other” Comments?
Peer Development

✔ A very important story of an occurrence in Texas, from the BBC, “#BlackGirlMagic: The 19 female judges making history in Texas” Comments?
Black Magic

✔ What’s you source for “how to” information? Would you be surprised to learn that many use You Tube? From the Pew Research Center, “Many Turn to YouTube for Children’s Content, News, How-To Lessons” Comments?
You Tube

✔ Now that the dust has almost settled, the Pew Research Center provides us with an analysis on the midterms, “The 2018 midterm vote: Divisions by race, gender, education ” Comments?
Midterm Divsions

✔ Healthy trends, from VOX, “The growth of yoga and meditation in the US since 2012 is remarkable” Comments?
Healthy Trends
✔ Lest we forget, from the BBC, “Remembrance Day: In pictures” Reflections?

To find out more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts contact me to request a free initial consultation held at your place of business by using the information provided under “contact”

My services are limited to individuals or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Thursday.

Thank you and best regards,


Employment Law and Mediation Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Employment Law Attorney-Consultant ✔Focused on Prevention ✔Fostering Workplace Cultures of Civility, Inclusion, and Safety ✔Solutions Finder ✔Negotiation & Mediation ✔Internal Personnel Investigations

“Let’s Connect” on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth
DISCLAIMER: This site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Further, your use of this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon any information presented on this blog without seeking professional legal counsel. The legal information provided in this site is general and should not be relied on as legal advice, which I cannot provide without full consideration of all relevant information relating to one’s individual situation.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.