Employment Law Consultant (03-26-2020)

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 Thursday morning.

WORKDAY: An illustrated history on the evolution of the work day from the BBC (Worklife). “The evolution of the modern workday” Comments?

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE: Attention: Small Business Owners suffering from the impact of the COVID-19 virus, from the  National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) “Small Business Resources in Response to Coronavirus” Comments?

LAYOFFS: Layoffs are not outside the realm of possibility as a result the economic impact of the COVID-19 virus. Plan ahead, from Forbes, “7 Steps To Prepare For A Layoff” Comments?

DISTANCE:  A little bit of information from the Cleveland Clinic (Health Essentials) on “COVID-19: Understanding Quarantine, Isolation and Social Distancing in a Pandemic” Comments?

CA FISCAL: CALIFORNIA: from the Legislative Analyst’s Office, “COVID-19 and California’s Evolving Fiscal Outlook” Comments?

CASSANDRA: The title of this article, from Fast Company, says it all “All the times Bill Gates has warned us about a deadly pandemic like coronavirus” Comments?

CORVID-19 FAQ: An excellent “FAQ” from Payne & Fears and JD Supra, “My Employees Could Have COVID-19. What Now?” Comments? 

PRIVACY & CORVID-19:COVID-19 and privacy. From Jackson Lewis, “HIPAA Privacy Rule Waiver, Other Medical Information Questions During the COVID-19 Pandemic” Comments?

ADA & CORVID-19: A friendly reminder (“Prevention is worth a pound of cure”) from the EEOC “PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS IN THE WORKPLACE AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT” Comments?

UNCERTAIN TIMES:A Podcast from the Harvard Business Review, “Managing the Stress and Uncertainty of Coronavirus” Comments?
#covid19 #podcast #stress

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