Employment Law Consultant (03-07-19)

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 “checked-in” with your colleague’s at work? From the Harvard Business Review, “The Surprising Power of Simply Asking Coworkers How They’re Doing” Comments?
How are you doing?

★ Troubling perspective on journalists and the reporting of news, from the Columbia Journalism Review, “Poll: How does the public think journalism happens?” Comments?
Views on Journalists

★ Do you show our employees how much you appreciated them? From HRExecutive, “Here are the 5 steps to Creating a culture of Appreciation” Comments?
Thank you!

★ What is your opinion on the use of race or ethnicity in college admissions? From the Pew Research Center, “Most Americans say colleges should not consider race or ethnicity in admissions” Comments?
College Admissions

★ What’s your opinion on this question raised by Forbes, “Are Concerns About Age Discrimination By Employers Overblown?” Comments?
Age Discrimination Views

★ An important area of focus for employers and employees, from the Harvard Business Review, “Companies Need to Pay More Attention to Everyday Unethical Behavior” Little things doodad up, Comments?
“Minor” Lapses?

★ A problem in need of a solution, from PBS Newshour, “Why America’s policies toward mothers need to be fixed” Comments?

★Are you an HR professional? From JD Supra, “”HR Basics” Quiz!” Take the quiz.How did you do? Comments?
HR Quiz

★ Did you grow up with Dr. Seuss? From the BBC (Culture), “The surprisingly radical politics of Dr. Seuss” Comments?
Dr. Seuss…A Radical?

★ What are today’s teenager’s concerned about? From the Pew Research Center, “The concerns and challenges of being a U.S. teen: What the data show” Comments?
Concerned Teens

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