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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

MEETINGS!: Too many meeting? Guess what? Even your brain gets tired of  of them. From BBC (Worklife), “Blame your worthless workdays on ‘meeting recovery syndrome’” Comments?

DIVERSE VETERANS: On this Veterans Day take a little time to read and learn about (from the Migration Policy Institute, “Immigrant Veterans in the United States” Comments?

VETERANS-RETURN TO WORK: From the Call of Duty Endowment, “Let’s Get Veterans Back To Work” Comments?

FAMILY TIES: Have you considered, along with the BBC (Worklife), “How your parents may have shaped the way you act at work” Comments?

ORGANIZING: Trending in the workplace, from Marketplace, “More and more workers are taking advantage of informal activism” Comments?

★ WORDS MATTER: Language and word choice matters, from Fast Company (Compass), “Men in creative jobs are described very differently than their female peers” Comments?

QUIZ: What is your answer to this question: Can an Employer Refuse to Hire an Employee Because of the Employee’s Risk of Developing a Disability? See the response from a number of court’s in the article by Jackson|Lewis. Comments?

 CBD? What is the difference between marijuana, hemp, and CBD? From JD Supra and Roetzel & Andress, “What Every Employer Needs To Know About CBD” Comments?

REMOTE WORKERS: Remote worker? From Work, “Workers Who Work Remotely Are 24% More Likely to Feel Happy and Productive” Comments?

CARBS: Carbs? From NPR, (Life Kit)  “The Truth About Carbs And Calories” Comments?

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