Employment Law Consultant (07-02-19)

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.

CANADA DAY: Some information about Canada Day which was celebrated on July 1, 2019.

WORPLACE VIOLENCE (I):  Difficult to think about…important enough to anticipate, from MarketPlace, “Is your office prepared for a workplace shooting?” Comments?

  WORKPLACE VIOLENCE (II):Gun violence in the workplace (Part II) from Marketplace, “What is active shooter insurance and does my employer need it?” Comments

NOT A ROBOT: “I am not a robot” Some change to reCAPTCHA you might want to know about, from Fast Company Compass, “Google’s new reCAPTCHA has a dark side” Comments?

FACULTY BURNOUT: Do you teach a a college or university. Some helpful times to avoid “burn out” from HERC Jobs, “Managing ‘Cultural Taxation’ and Combating Burnout: Tips and Resources for Underrepresented Faculty and Staff”  Comments?

QUICK QUIZ: At least 50% of your already know the answer to this question: Which sex score higher on leadership tests…men or women? From the Harvard Business Review, “Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills” Comments?

  MEDICAL HOPE: Some good medical news,  from the BBC (Health), “Hopes raised of cervical cancer eradication” Comments

HAIR:  California employers; keep your eyes open to impact of this new form of discrimination, from the BBC, “California set to be first US state to ban hair discrimination” Comments?

★ WHY?: Getting ready for a job interview? Some advice from Forbes,The Best Way To Answer ‘Why Do You Want This Job'” comments?

★ MEDIA STUDIES: Are you a media junkie?  If so, this report from the Pew Research Center may be of interest, “State of the News Media” Comments?

★ PET MEMORY: Concerned about your risk of Alzheimer’s? How’s your memory? It may be that we should inquire into the status of your dog’s memory?  From Fast Company compass, “What we’re learning about animal memories could help us crack Alzheimer’s” Comments?

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