Employment Law Consultant (03-19-2020)

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Published every Tuesday and Thursday.


Good Thursday morning.

PANDEMIC DECLARED:  The World Health Organization (WHO) defined the term “pandemic” as a situation where a virus “he organization defines a pandemic as a situation where a “virus emerges and spreads around the worlhe organization defines a pandemic as a situation where a “virus emerges and spreads around the world, and most people do not have immunity.”From NPR, Coronavirus: COVID-19 Is Now Officially A Pandemic, WHO Says” Comments?

AVOID REPEATING:  A history of pandemics. Is this history bound to repeat itself? From  WBUR, “The History Of Pandemics From Black Death To AIDS” Comments?

HOME WORK: Working from home? From NPR, “Laundry Between Emails: Working From Home Goes Viral In The Time Of Coronavirus” Comments?

★ SAFE JOB SEARCH: Coronavirus and the job hunt. From Forbes, “How Soon-To-Be College Graduates Can Job Hunt During The Coronavirus Outbreak” Comments?

ATTENTION EMPLOYERS:  From the U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA), “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” Comments?

REPORT IT!: Experiencing or witnessing sexual harassment at work? Want to file a report? There may be an app for that, from Forbes,  “Can Apps Help Eradicate Sexual Harassment?” Comments?

WALK AWAY: Guess what? Prospective job applicants have options> From, Inc., “This Job Candidate Walked Out Before His Interview Started. The Reason Is Instructive for Any Employer: Go ahead and treat your candidates poorly–they have options.” Comments?

WORK FUTURE?: The future of work from Axios, “How female workers can manage automation” Comments?

WOMEN & LAW:  Women? Lawyers? From LAW.com, “For Women Lawyers, Marriage Sucks” Comments?

★ LIFE OF DISTINCTION: A history worth taking note of, from PBS, Rosalind P. Walter (Rosie the Riveter), “Remembering Rosalind P. Walter’s impact on PBS programming” Comments?

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