Employment Law Consultant (08-13-19)

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 Tuesday morning.

INSTANT: Instant hiring? From Marketplace “Advocates of “instant hiring” urge companies to take back their time” Comments?

HAPPY?: Not happy with your job? Available options? From Fast Company (Compass) “What to do when you’re stuck in a job you hate” Comments?

PUT OFF: I ‘ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today….from Fast Company (Compass)”How to combat procrastination, based on your personality type” Comments?

STILL EXISTS: Pregnancy discrimination…still a reality…from Inc. “This Viral Google Memo Alleging Pregnancy Discrimination Proves the Struggle for Equality Is Still Very Real” Comments?

EASY RETURN: What can an employer do to make it easier for women to return to the workplace? Some suggestion from Forbes, “How Business Leaders Can Support Women Re-Entering The Workforce” Comments?

YOU DON’T LOOK: Funny you don’t look….from the Harvard Business Review, “Why Women and People of Color in Law Still Hear “You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer” Comments?

READING LIST:  An addition to your summer leading list. From HR Executive, “Finally, a Sympathetic Deconstruction of What HR is Doing Wrong!” Comments?

DECOY: The “decoy effect” and how it impacts your shopping habits. From the BBC (Worklife), “The trick that make you overspend” Comments?

HEALTH: For your health, from BBC (Science &Environment), “Plant-based diet can fight climate change – UN” Comments?

FAST FOOD?: Stopping to get a quick snack on or back from work? Something to consider, from Mind Body Green, “Pass Fast Food On Your Commute? You May Have A Higher BMI, Study Finds” Comments?

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