Employment Law Consultant (01-17-19)

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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★ Worth noting, from Politico, “Brenda Tracy: combating rape culture one college at a time” Comments?
Fighting Rape Culture at College

★ A lesson in U.S. history from Politico, “Why Do We Blame Women For Prohibition?” Comments?
Blame Women?

★ Are you interested in a life-saving food that can help you live longer? From the BBC (Health),”The lifesaving food 90% aren’t eating enough of” Comments?
Eat for Good Health

★ Interested in the latest thinking about the future of higher education in America. See, from Politico (Education) the report: “The Agenda: Future of Prosperity” Comments?
Higher Education’s Future

★ Humor in the workplace…a potential problem? See this report, summarized in HRExecutive, “For Working Women, Being Funny Is No Laughing Matter” Comments?
Problems wuth Humour?

★ Age discrimination in workplace? From Psychology Today, “The Evidence on Age Discrimination in the Workplace” Comments?
Age Discrimination-Evidence

★ Are “jerks” protected by anti-discrimination laws? From , Above the Law, “Being A Bigot Won’t Get You Protection Under Title VII” Comments?
Jerks and Bigots Unprotected

★ Are you engaged in the “cannabis industry”? This “deep dive” from Reason may interest you, “Is CBD a Miracle Cure or a Marketing Scam? (Both.): Cannabidiol is caught between two worlds.” Comments?
CBD-Deep Dive

★ #MeToo…a collateral impact within the workplace, from Forbes, “Of All The Gender Issues At Work, Men Are Most Concerned About False Harassment Claims From Women” Comments?
Collateral Damage?

★ An important consideration as the American workforce ages, from HRExecutive, “Discrimination in the Aging Workplace”
Aging Workforce

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