Employment Law Consultant (12-03-19)

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.

SHORTER LIFE: Trending downward: The life expectancy of Americans between the age of 25 to 34. From USA Today, “A distinctly American phenomenon’: Our workforce is dying faster than any other wealthy country, study shows ” Comments?#lifeexpectancy #youngadults  #trend

GIVING: A good time of the year to ask this question, from the BBC (Worklife), “Why do we spend so much money on others? Comments? #gifts #holidays #givin

WISDOM: A matter of experience and perspective, from Forbes, “Look To Older Workers For Clues About The Next Recession” Comments?#olderworkers #experiencematters #recession

WOMEN & TECH: Some reasons why it may be difficult to recruit women to the “tech industry.” From Fast Company(Compass), “This is why women don’t want to work at your tech company” Comments? #women #technologyjobs #barriers

INNOVATIVE BENEFIT: Looking for an innovative idea for an employee benefit? From Forbes, “A Workplace Benefit On The Rise: Mobile Mammography” Comments?#employeebenefits #innovation

WEIGHT: Consider this when entering the holiday eating cycle, from Gallup,  “More Americans Say They Weigh 200 Lbs. or More This Decade” Comments?#weightlossmotivation #perceptions #deceptive

SLEEP:  Does getting a good night of sleep elude you? From BBC (Worklife), “How we could sleep better – in less time” Comments?#sleepdeprivation #sleephealth #techniques

TIMING: Planning your menu? Have you considered the timing of your meals? From Nutrition Action, “How important is meal timing?” Comments?#menudesign #timing #diet

BRAIN FOOD: With the approach of the holiday season at clip on diet and health from CBS News, “You are what you eat? How nutrition may affect brain health” Comments?#diet #nutrition #health

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