Employment Law Counseltant (02-21-19)

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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★ Some thoughts on training workers in the hospitality profession on human trafficking, from the BBC (Business)”Hotels train staff to spot human trafficking” Comments?

★ Health care online? From the BBC (Business), “Would you be happy to see your doctor online?” Comments?

★ Do you work wither are involved in a labor union? This article from The Intercept may be of interest, “UNIONS SEE AN OPENING IN THE WAKE OF A RULING THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO FINISH THEM OFF” Comments?

★ How do different generations of your adults in American compare with each other? From the Pew Research Center, “Millennial life: How young adulthood today compares with prior generations” Comments?

★ What did you consider to be the “top global threat”? From the Pew Research Center, “Climate Change Still Seen as the Top Global Threat, but Cyberattacks a Rising Concern” Comments?
Global Threats

★ A “deep dive” into the value of a diverse work force from the McKinsey and Company, “Delivering through diversity” Comments?
Diverse Workforce

★ Wrestling with a “job accommodation” issue either under the ADA or FEHA? What about “reassignment” as an accommodation? See the article from Jackson(Lewis, “Unsettled Waters at the Accommodation of Last Resort”Comments?
Reassignment-Job Accommodation

★ A graphic insight into opinions on employment and the workforce, from Brookings Now, “Charts of the week: Employment and the workforce” Comments?
Worforce Graphics

★ Pay equity between men and women, a perspective from Ladders, “Why women still earn a lot less than men”Commets?
Pay Equity

★ Looking for employment in today’s job market, from CNBC, “The 20 hottest job skills in 2019 that will get you hired” Comments?
20 Hot Skills

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