Employment Law Consultant (04-07-2020)

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Published every Tuesday and Thursday.


Good Tuesday morning.

PREDICT:  A sober assessment of the course of the COVID-19 virus, from The Atlantic, “How the Pandemic Will End: The U.S. may end up with the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the industrialized world. This is how it’s going to play out.” Comments?

MILESTONE: March 26, 2020, a tragic milestone, from Vox, “The US now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than anywhere else in the world” Comments?

DISCRIMINATION: CALIFORN IA EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES: From the California Department of Fair Employment & Housing (DFEH), “DFEH Employment Information on COVID-19” Comments?

★ REPORT IT!: Resource for reporting incidents of asian and asian-americas racism during the the coronavirus pandemic.  From NPR, “New Site Collects Reports Of Racism Against Asian Americans Amid Coronavirus Pandemic” Comments?

FAMILIES FIRST: UPDATE: From theU.S. Department of Labor, “Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers” Comments?

ANXIETY: A snapshot, from the, Pew Research Center, on how citizens are responding to the Covid-19 virus, “Worries About Coronavirus Surge, as Most Americans Expect a Recession – or Worse” Comments?

SOURCE MATTERS:  Your source for the news matters, from The Pew Research Center, “Americans who primarily get news through social media are least likely to follow COVID-19 coverage, most likely to report seeing made-up news” Comments?

GIG?: Are you employed within the Gig economy? From NPR, “Gig Workers Would Get Unemployment Safety Net In Rescue Package” Comments?

FAIL: From The Economic Times, “The lost month: How a failure to test blinded the US to COVID-19 ” Comments?

DISTANT STYLE: A little light humor. A step back to the future? Fashion in the era of “social distancing”, from PBS News Hour, “The fashionable history of social distancing” Comments?

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