Employment Law Consultant (03-12-2020)

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Published every Tuesday and Thursday.


Good Thursday morning.

RISING ABOVE: A significant accomplishment, from NPR, “For The 1st Time, Architecture’s Most Prestigious Prize Is Awarded To 2 Women” Comments?

SICK LEAVE 1: Coronavirus…quarantine…paid sick leave, From CLASP (Policy Solutions That Work for Low-Income People), “The Healthy Families Act” Comments?

★ SICK LEAVE 2: A little more on sick-leave in light of the coronavirus, from Inc., “Your Sick Policy Could Make the Corona Outbreak Worse. Here’s What It Should Look Like” Comments?

★ RESPONSE: A modest proposal for an approach to our response to the coronavirus, from Fast Company (Compass), “What an equitable coronavirus response should look like” Comments?

JOINT EMPLOYER? : From the National Labor Relations Board, “FACT SHEETJoint Employer Final Rule” Comments?

★ SELF CARE: Physician heal thyself…from Fast Company (Compass) “Why you find it so difficult to be nice to yourself” Comments?

FACTS MATTER: Panicked? Stressed? Confused? According to the World Health Organization, “The 2019-nCoV outbreak and response has been accompanied by a massive ‘infodemic’ – an over-abundance of information – some accurate and some not – that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it.” For reliable updates on Novel Coronavirus(2019-nCoV) see, from WHO, its daily “Situation Reports”  at  FACTS MATTER:

CENSUS 2020: The Census 2020  start soon. Before the process begins, you may be interested in this report from NPR, “10 Census Facts That Bust Common Myths About The 2020 U.S. Head Count” Comments?

MORE BLUES?: Employed by or attending a college or university. Following the “varsity blues” saga? If so, you may be interested in this report from Third Way, “Follow the Money: Recruiting and the Enrollment Priorities of Public Research Universities”  Comments?

CHECK IT OUT!: Cancer and nutrition. Best sources of information? From the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR), “How to Find Reliable Nutrition & Cancer Information” Comments?

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