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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.

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION…:  A significant trend in the film industry, from AP, “Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers” Comments?

CARBON FOOTPRINT: Concerned about your carbon footprint? This article from the BBC (Future) may be of interest to you, “Why ‘flight shame’ is making people swap planes for trains” Comments?

STILL HERE AFTER..: Ageism the workplace? The findings of this report from the AARP demonstrates that the age discrimination persists “Workplace Age Discrimination Still Flourishes in America” Comments?

  RESOLVE: The New Year is often accompanied by resolutions for change. Some suggestions, from Marketplace, on sticking to your new financial diet, “How to make financial New Year’s resolutions that stick” Comments?

LOOK BACK: A look back on the past decade and emerging trends in the workplace labor from Marketplace, “Decade in workplace culture defined by uneven recovery” Comments? 

DATA: For data junkies, from The Pew Research Center “Our favorite Pew Research Center data visualizations of 2019” Comments?

REFLECT: The New Year brings with it a time for reflection on the year past. However, the past basis for growth, as is history,  and not a creator of  barriers. From Forbes, “Break The Psychological Barriers Holding Back Your Career”  Comments?

3.5% RULE: A timely exploration of the “3.5% Rule”  by the BBC (Future), “The ‘3.5% rule’: How a small minority can change the world” Comments?

 WOMEN’S HEALTH 2020: Health topics to  consider in the 2020s , from NPR “7 Women’s Health Topics We Need To Talk About In 2020” Comments?

PASS ON THE CHIPS: Might be a good idea, for your health, to bypass the chips, from Vox, “Processed foods are a much bigger health problem than we thought” Comments?

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