Employment Law Consultant (01-22-19)

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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★ Have concerns about your diet? From Reuters (Health), “Scientists reveal ‘ideal diet’ for peoples’ and planet’s health”
“Ideal Diet?”

★ An excerpt from what appears to be a timely book on an important historical and societal subject, from Longreads, “The Silence of Women” Comments?

★ Stories of immigrants becoming American.” From The Marshall Project, “We are Witnesses: Becoming An American” Comments?

★ “Generation Z” a snapshot from The Pew Research Center, “Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues” Comments?
Generation Z

★ Advances towards equality, from The Pew Research Center, “Blacks have made gains in U.S. political leadership, but gaps remain”Comments?

★ Martin Luther King Day, a look back provided by Frontline and You Tube, “A Class Divided (full film)” Comments?
Class Divided

★ Have questions about what is happening on the U.S.-Mexico border? This infographic from the Wilson Center may be of help, “Infographic: What’s Happening at the U.S.-Mexico Border?” Comments?
Border Facts

★ Artificial Intelligence and your health. From the BBC (Future), “The invisible warning signs that predict your future health” Comments?
AI & Health

★ An emerging workplace trend? From the BBC (Business), “Drag queen or delivery driver: What’s your ‘side hustle’?”Comments?
Side Hustles

★ Where do you stand on the debate over the value of “carbs” in a healthy diet? From the BBC (Future), “A high-carb diet may explain why Okinawans live so long” Comments?
Carb Debate

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