Employment Law Consultant (05-02-19)

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 Thursday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

Tweet Follow that tweet…Do you wonder how many people use Twitter and who they are?  The Pew Research Center provides some information in its article, “Sizing Up Twitter Users” Comments?

Harassment Reminder A reminder not to lose your awareness of the potential impact of sexual harassment upon your workplace. From MarketWatch, “Why workplace sexual-harassment complaints keep climbing” Comments?

Unfocused Supervisor? Have you wondered how to work with an unfocused supervisor or manager? From Forbes, “How To Handle The Boss Who Doesn’t Know What They Want” Comments?

Democracy Interested in doing a little comprehensive reading on the current state of pluralism in our society? From PPRI “American Democracy in Crisis: The Fate of Pluralism in a Divided Nation” Comments?

Vacation Plans? Making vacation plans? Some thoughts on the importance of travel shared by Barrack Obama with BBC (Travel), “Barack Obama on why travel matters” Comments?

K-12 Discipline Employed in K-12 education? This report from the U.S.Government Accountability Office may interest you, “K-12 EDUCATION:Discipline Disparities for Black Students, Boys, and Students with Disabilities” Comments?

Holistic Benefits “What’s New in Family Benefits?” asks HR Executives. Comments?

Negotiation Tip A good tip from Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation (PON), “Use a Negotiation Preparation Worksheet for Continuous Improvement” Comments?

Hiding The Gap A insightful look at how UK companies avoided  “gender pay” requirements. Could this be happening in the U.S. as well? From the BBC (Capital), “The loopholes that disguise the gender pay gap” Comments?

Global Diversity Trends An overview of changing global trends, from the Pew Research Center, “A Changing World: Global Views on Diversity, Gender Equality, Family Life and the Importance of Religion”

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