Employment Law Consultant (12-11-18)

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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✔ Night shift health risks, from Reuters (Health), “Night shifts plus unhealthy lifestyle may be recipe for diabetes” Comments?
Night Shiftrt

✔ Concerned about the security and accuracy off your personal information on the internet? From Poynyer, “How to keep your personal information safe from creeps on the internet” Comments?

✔ Questions about “hiring for diversity”? Some suggestions from Fast Company, “Employers, you need to get rid of these misconceptions about diversity” Comments?

✔ When you focus on developing and maintaining a diverse workplace culture don’t lose sight of the value of inclusion within the workplace. From the Harvard Business Review, “To Retain Employees, Focus on Inclusion — Not Just Diversity” Comments?

✔ A good review of privacy issues which arose in 2018. From Mitchell|| Williams, “Did 2018 Set In Motion Privacy Regulation in the U.S. Landscape? Let’s Review” Comments?
Privacy 2018

✔ Any of you wondering, “Are millennials on track to become the richest generation?” BBC (Capital) share its opinion. Comments?
Richest Generation

✔ Do you follow true-crime stories on television or in books?BBC (Culture) offers its opinion on “How we got hooked on grisly true crime.” Comments?
Hooked on True Crime?

✔ What are your thoughts on the use off “porn-filters” on college and university campuses? From the Daily Beast, “These College Guys Are Trying to Ban Porn on Campus”
Porn Filters

✔ Some timely suggestions about employee retention from HR Executive, “Are Your Employees Leaving? Here’s How to Stop Them” Comments?
Employee Retention

✔ A book worth reading and remembering, from Undark, “Probing the Many Riddles of Memory” Comments?
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