Employment Law Consultant (09-17-19)

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.

AGEISM: Have you experienced or observed ageism in your workplace? From Fast Company (Compass) , “Ageism at work starts earlier than you think” Comments?

BURNOUT:  Burnout?:WHO now considers burnout a syndrome” Comments?

FACTFILE: Deep statistical deep dive on a topic under discussion in the workplace and community, from PPRI (Public Religion Research Institute,) “The State of Abortion and Contraception Attitudes in All 50 States”Comments?

CORRECTIONS: Some practical advice from Quartz At Work, “The best way to correct your boss when they’ve made a mistake” Comments?

BLAKE: A writer of timeless poetry. It is well worth your time to read William Blake. From BBC (Culture),, “William Blake: The greatest visionary in 200 years” Comments?

MOMMUNE:  Is there a “mommune” in your future or that of a colleague? From the BBC (Worklife), “The single mums who live together on ‘mommunes’” Comments?

THERAPY: Wrestling with how to take time off for therapy? From Huffington Post, “How To Tell Your Boss You Need To Go To Therapy During Work Hours” Comments?

JUGGLERS: Juggling act? From McKinsey & Company, “How dual-career couples find fulfillment at work” Comments?

CALIFORNIA GIG: Gig work redefined in California, from NPR, “California Lawmakers Advance Bill To Redefine And Protect Gig Economy Workers”Comments?

LONG WORK: Does working longer hours make you a more productive worker? From BBC (Worklife), “What wartime /‘munitionettes’ can teach us about burnout” Comments?

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