Employment Law Consultant (06-11-19)

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Good Tuesday morning.

Welcome to today’s selection of articles.

D-DAY REMEMBERED: June 6 was the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. From the BBC, “D-Day: 10 things you might not know about the Normandy invasion” Comments?


DISABILITY SECRET?: Have you asked the question raised in this article from the Harvard Business Review sometime in the past, wonder no more, “Why People Hide Their Disabilities at Work” Comments?

PARENTAL LEAVE: New dads and parental leave. A development worth following, from HR Executive, “Here’s Why a Recent Settlement May Help New Dads” Comments?

DISCRIMINATION & SCOTUS: A little technical but important reading none the less, from SCOTUSBlog, “Opinion analysis: Administrative exhaustion is not jurisdictional for employment-discrimination plaintiffs” Comments?

SAFE WORKPLACE:  Some practical recommendations, from Entrepreneur, on “How to Create a Safer Workplace for Women” Comments?

TV NEWS: Pursuing a career in television journalism 22 tips from Poynter, “Advice for TV journalists you might not know (but really should)” Note the link to Storytelling with Les Rose: Tips, Tricks and True Tales . Comments? TV NEWS

WORKERS ACTIVE: Are you an HR professional? A trend worth noting, from HR Executive, “Reading the Signs of the Time:Employee activism is on the rise. How can HR leaders be ready if a protest hits their organization?” Comments?

MEETINGS! :Another meeting…how much time do you spend planning the meeting you schedule? From McKinsey, “Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting” Comments?

DRESS: Dressing for work? From the BBC (Capital), “How women’s  workwear has evolved.” Comments?

SHY SCIENCE: Are you shy? Is going to a networking event something you avoid? Fear speaking in public?  If so, this article from the BBC (Future) may be of interest to you,  “The science behind why some of us are shy” Comments?

★ NURSING HOME: Are you in the process of looking for a nursing home for a member of your family or someone else you care for?  If so, you might appreciate the information provided by Next Avenue in its article, “Nursing Home Ratings: Who Can You Trust?” Comments?

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