Employment Law Consultant (01-24-19)

Articles exploring workplace trends selected by an employment law attorney and counselor with a 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 you been “ghosted”? From the BBC (Capital), “How people are ‘ghosting’ their employers” Comments?

★ A practice whose time should end, from BBC “Why are single women still mistaken for prostitutes?” Comments?
Change Called For

★ The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. from Reuters.

★ “Burn Out” does not distinguish between generations, from the BBC (Capital), “Is there an answer to millennial burnout?”

★ Part of the “aging workforce”? A couple of uplifting stories from LexBlog, “Aging? A Couple of Articles To Lift Your Spirits” Comments?

★ Is union membership losing its appeal to works, from
Lex Blog, “Report: Union Representation Numbers Remain Low” Comments?
Unions Losing Appeal

★ Looking for some ideas for your training sessions with managers and supervisors, from LexBlog, “Need to know concepts of California employment law” Comments?
Training Ideas

★A reading list for 2019, from Gallup, “10 Gallup Reports to Share With Your Leaders in 2019” Comments?
Gallup Reading List

★ Do you employ or work with temporary/contract employees? From HR Executive, “Temp Workers Are Angry—And HR Needs to Listen” Comments?
Angry Temps.?

★ Some insights on handling office politics, from Forbes, “Your Office Politics Playbook: Understanding The Psychology Of The Human Workplace” Comments?
Office Politics

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