Employment Law Consultant (05-16-19)

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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Published every Tuesday and Thursday


Good Thursday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

Retirement? Thinking of retirement? From Fast Company, “Americans can’t afford retirement. Here are 8 ways to fix it” Comments?

Difficult People Do you have a workplace colleague who you consider too be “difficult”?  A few suggestions from Forbes, “How To Deal With Difficult People In The Workplace” Comments?

Women Networking Networking is not limited to the golf course or “after hours” gatherings. From Go Daddy, “Networking for women: 7 ways to work your network for leads and clients” Comments?

Science of HRThoughts on the transformation of HR into a science. From HR Executive, “How HR is Becoming a Science”

“Tea Leaves” Reading the “tea leaves” about HR and the future of work. From HR Executive, “HR Tech Influencers Look to the Future of Work” Comments?

Health A moment to reflect on  a topic important to your health. From Nutrition Action, “Why liver cancer rates are rising more rapidly than those of any other cancer: Since 1980, the U.S. incidence of liver cancer has tripled and the death rate has doubled.”

Boss or Coach?  Are you a boss or a coach? From Forbes, “New Book From Gallup: Managers Must Behave Like Coaches, Not Bosses” Comments?

Sad but True  The findings of this report from the EEOC should not come as a surprise. From Vox, “Women are filing more harassment claims in the #MeToo era. They’re also facing more retaliation:The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported that sexual harassment complaints rose 13.6 percent last year.” Comments?

“Crasslighting” Have you been “crass lighted”? what is it and how to recognize it. From The Washington Post, “Did he just harass you or are you imagining it? You might be a victim of ‘crasslighting.’” Comments?

CCP Help  A new resource web page from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), United States Department of Labo: Compliance Checks

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