Employment Law Consultant (11-20-18)

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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✔ Quick, what are your views of the top 1% wealthiest people? From the BBC (Capital), “What we just don’t understand about the 1%” Comments?

✔ Is mindfulness an important factor in the workplace? From Workforce, “The Impact of Mindfulness at Work”

✔ Some suggestions from the Harvard Business Review on “Convincing CEOs to Make Harassment Prevention a Priority” Comments?
CEO Convincing

✔ Future trends, from the Pew Research Center, “Post-Millennials’ on track to be most diverse, best-educated generation” Comments?
Future Trends

✔ How leadership styles impact negotiations, from the Harvard Program on Negotiation, “The Opposite of Autocratic Leadership Styles” Comments?
Negotiation Styles

✔ Proposed rule changes regarding sexual harassment on college & university campuses, from PBS, Betsy DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules” Comments?
Proposed Rule Changes

✔ An overlooked event of WWI, from PBS, “Have Americans forgotten the history of this deadly flu?” A reminder to get your flu shot. Comments?
Spanish Flu

✔ Another value of a diverse workplace, from Forbes, “What Older Workers And Younger Workers Can Learn From Each Other” Comments?
Age Diversity

✔ Looking for movies to watch over the Thanksgiving holiday? Some suggestion from the BBC, “The greatest foreign language films of the 21st Century” Comments?
Film Watch

✔ For the artists and art lovers among you, from the BBC, “The juvenile joke hidden a 16th-Century painting” Comments?
Art Jokes

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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

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