Employment Law Consultant (08-08-19)

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.

TO DO: Overwhelmed with “to do” tasks? From Mindful, “Manage Your Attention, Not Your Time” Comments?

FINANCES:  Managing finances. Some suggestions for employers from HR Executive “Employees are Stressed About Finances. How Employers Can Help” Comments?

HIGHER ED: Are you employed by a college or university? This publication from Politico (Education) may be of interest to you, “The Essential Guide to Higher Education” Comments?”

ALCOHOL: As an employer how many times have wondered about this subject? From Ogletree Deakins, “Does Asking About Employee’s Alcohol Use Violate the ADA?” Comments?

GOOD MANNERS: Incivility and rudeness in the workplace. Some suggestions from CBS about, “What managers should do about rudeness in the workplace” comments?

RETALIATION: Unfortunately, without regard to the accomplishments of the MeToo Movement, women who make complaints of sexual harassment continue to experience retaliation,  from Vox, “Women are filing more harassment claims in the #MeToo era. They’re also facing more retaliation” Comments?

HEALTH: Anticipated medical development, from BBC(Health), “Alzheimer’s blood test ‘one step closer” Comments?

WHAT IF?: A timely topic for consideration, from the BBC (future), “What if all guns disappeared” Comments?

OPPORTUNITY:  Just in case you are looking, from Fast Company (Compass), “The 50 best workplaces for innovators” Comments?

STIGMA: During this time of national crisis let’s work to avoid stigmatizing another of society’s “minority” groups in the effort to find a solution to a complex problem. From the American Psychological Association, “Statement of APA President in Response to Mass Shootings in Texas, Ohio” Comments?

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