Employment Law Consultant (08-15-19)

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.

OZ: Where is the  whirl of presentday events leading us? The Land  of Oz? From BBC (Culture), “The subversive messages hidden in tThe Wizard of Oz” Comments?

★ BIOMETRICS: The end of paper resumes? From the BBC (Worklife 101), “Will be all soon be using  ‘biometric’ CV’s?” Comments?

SEA LIBRARY: For those of you who like to visit libraries, from BBC (Culture), “” Comments?

MANIPULATED: Do you feel confused and uncertain about your status in the workplace? It is possible that you are being manipulated. From Fast Company, “5 signs that you’re being manipulated in the workplace” Comments?

AGED WATSON: A developing story from HR Executive, “IBM is Being Accused of Widespread Age Discrimination” Comments?

TRUST: Institutional trust? An unfortunate cultural trend, from the Pew Research Center, “Young Americans are less trusting of other people – and key institutions – than their elders” Comments?

STUDENT SERVICES: Employed in higher education administration or teaching? This report may be of interest, from Higher Education Today, “College Student Mental Health and Well-Being: A Survey of College Presidents” Comments?

STYLE: Have you ever wondered, from Fast Company, “Why we dress the way we do at work” Comments?

NO EXTENSIONS: HR and EEO professionals take note, from Lex Blog, “EEOC Has Begun Denying Employers’ Requests For Extensions Of Time To Respond To Discrimination Charges” Comments?

INSURANCE: Are you employed in the insurance industry? From Lex Blog, “Licensed by Your State’s Insurance Commissioner? Comprehensive Data Security Requirements Are Headed Your Way” Comments?

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