Employment Law Consultant (03-03-2020)

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.

HIDDEN FIGURE: In remembrance, from NASA, “Katherine Johnson Biography” Comments?

19th AMENDMENT:  The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. Yet on the eve of the 2020 presidential election, Politico reports, the “Women predominate among the most disengaged nonvoters” Comments?

  WATCH: Workplace surveillance an overview from BBC (Technology),  “How does it feel to be watched at work all the time?” Comments?

CENSUS: The 2020 census. Learn more from The Pew Research Center, “Most Adults Aware of 2020 Census and Ready to Respond, but Don’t Know Key Details” Comments?

GRASS ON THE OTHER SIDE: Not satisfied with your present job? Thinking of leaving your job for a new one? Take a little time to consider the suggestions made in this Harvard Business Review article, “Don’t Quit Your Job Before Asking Yourself These Questions” Comments?

SEARCH: Looking for a new member to your company’s workforce? From Fast Company (Compass), “4 ways to identify toxic employees before hiring them” Comments?

FEELINGS:  Is it appropriate to express anger at work? Sometimes yes…sometime no, from Fast Company (Compass), “The upside to being angry at work” Comments?

BOOMER: “O.K .Boomer”  What now? From Forbes, “The Unique Challenges Facing Baby Boomers In The Workforce (And How Employers Can Help)” Comments?

HEALTH NEWS: From Medical News Today, “Milk: Is it as healthful as we think?” Comments?

APOSTROPHE: The Apostrophe Protection Society was a UK society with “the specific aim of preserving the correct use of this currently much abused punctuation mark”. It was disbanded Toward the end of 2019. The BBC (Culture) asks, “Have we murdered the apostrophe?” Comments?

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