Employment Law Consultant (04-02-19)

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.

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Good Tuesday morning!

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

★ Employed in higher education? This report from The alliance for Higher Education and Democracy may be of interest to you, “QUESTIONING THE CALCULATIONS: Are Colleges Complying With Federal And Ethical Mandates For Providing Students With Estimated Costs?” Comments?
Higher Education Costs

★ From The Education Privacy Resource Center, “40 Organizations Release Privacy Principles for Student Safety”

★ I bet people can identify more than “Seven ways the world is not designed for women” (BBC) Comments?
7 Ways?

★ How do you feel today? Choose an emotion or expression at the Seattle Times Her Story Our Story Project. Comments?
Express Yourself

★ How do you get local news in your community? From The Pew Research Center, “Explore local news habits in your city with our new interactive” Try it out. Comments?
Local News

★ Leaving an old job for a new one? Don’t forget to write a resignation letter, from U.S. News and World Report, “Crafting a Classy Resignation Letter” Comments?
Resignation Letters

★ Planning on going to a networking event? Wondering about the best approach? Here are a few suggestions from Thrive Global, “The Networking Mindset” Comments?

★ How do you manage conflict in the workplace? A few reasons why “avoidance” is one approach you should not consider, from Fast Company, “Why you should stop avoiding conflict in the workplace” Comments?
Positive Conflict

★ Take a moment to think about the employment laws you, as a manager-employer, should have a working knowledge of. Make a list and compare your response to the one presented by Rework, “the 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know” How did the lists compare? Comments?
5 Employment Law Basics

★ Time for a little bit of deep thinking, from the BBC (Future),
“Are we close to understanding the puzzle of consciousness?” Comments?

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