Employment Law Consultant (02-11-2020)

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.

  CANCER DECODED: Cancer decoded? From the BBC (Health), “Landmark study to transform cancer treatment” Comments?

CHANGE: Career change, employee retention, and workplace performance, how they interact with each other. From Forbes, “Why Bosses Must Embrace ‘Work Hard, Leave Fast’ Employees” Comments?

MENOPAUSE: A good questions to ask when evaluating your workplace culture. From the Harvard Business Review, “Is Menopause a Taboo in Your Organization?” Comments?

FAKE:  Concerned about “fake news” disinformation, and “deep fakes”? If so, help may be on the way. From Fast Company  (Compass), “‘It’s a prodigious problem’: How Google’s Jigsaw is sniffing out faked images” Comments?

HOMEWORK:  Do you take her work home with you? Wish you did not? From the Harvard Business Review, “How to Leave Work at Work” Comments?

INTROVERTS: Have you considered the advantages of being an introvert in a work place? Ladders lists a few of them in the article, “6 major advantages of being an introvert in the workplace”  Comments?

JOINT EMPLOYERS: What is a “joint employer?”  The U.S. Department of Labor has adopted a new rule. The NLRB and EEOC have plans to do the same. For a summary, see the article from JD Supra and the New York Labor and Employment Law Report, “U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Joint Employer Regulations” Comments?

RESUME TIPS: Working on your resume? From Fast Company (Compass)  “Google’s director of talent explains how to write a killer résumé”  Comments?

TAX TIME: April 15, 2020 is not too far away. Here’s a webinar, from Idenity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for your consideration, “Tax Identity Theft & the Victim Impact Webinar by ITRC & FTC” Comments?

NO MEAT: Something to think  about when planning a party menu. From Gallup, “Nearly One in Four in U.S. Have Cut Back on Eating Meat” Comments?

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