Employment Law Consultant (11-19-19)

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

WORKPLACE MENTAL; HEALTH: Part 1: The value, to an employer and the “bottom-line”, of caring about the mental health of employees, from the Center for Workplace Mental Health (American Psychiatric Association Foundation), “Quantifying the Cost of Depression” Comments?

WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH: Part 2: Mental health in the workplace, from Bloomberg Businessweek, “Mental Health Is Still a ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Subject at Work” Comments?

LITERACY MAP: An American tragedy, “Over 36 million adults in the U.S. lack basic literacy skills” from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, explore the “Literacy Gap Map” for more detail.

SENIOR WORKERS: Boomers”  at the workplace, from BBC (Generation Project), “How elders can reinvigorate the workforce” Comments? # #boomers #workplace #improveperformance

HEALTH AWARENESS:A dark future, from Vox, “The post-antibiotic era is here” Comments?

★ WHEN THINGS GET TOUGH: Some good suggestions when times are tough, from Forbes, “How To Remain Calm Under Pressure In The Workplace” Comments?

FEAR: Leadership by fear. Use with caution if it all. . From Fast Company (Compass), “3 reasons why leading with fear is a terrible idea” Comments?

GROCERY & TECH: Engaged in the food distribution industry? This article from Food 52 may be of interest, “Can Grocery Stores Survive the Age of Big Tech?” Comments?

SHOPPING PRIVACY: With the approach of the holiday season and the use of in “on-line” shopping you may be interested in this report from The Pew Research Center, “Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information”Comments?

WAKE UP:  It is 3:00 A.M. (or thereabouts) and you awake from sleep. From The Cleveland Clinic, “Why Do You Always Wake Up at 3 a.m.?” Comments?

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