Employment Law Consultant (04-28-2020)

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Good Tuesday morning.

Susan King Taylor (August 6, 1848 – October 6, 1912) Susie King Taylor was the first Black Army nurse. https://www.nps.gov/people/susie-king-taylor.htm

 HONOR NURSES: An honor well deserved and earned every minute of every day. A reminder, from WHO, “Year of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020” Comments?

OPEN?: Some thoughts on the impact Covid-19 on the “reopened” work environment, from Fast Company, “All the things COVID-19 will change forever, according to 30 top experts” Comments?

SHELTER: A discussion piece from ProPublica for one of the evenings you are “sheltered in place”, “Coronavirus Advice From Abroad: 7 Lessons America’s Governors Should Not Ignore as They Reopen Their Economies” Comments?

TESTS: FOR YOUR INFORMATION: Covid-19 antibody testing, current state of the evidence, from STATNews, “Everything we know about coronavirus immunity and antibodies — and plenty we still don’t” Comments?

EEOC: On April 17, 2020 the EEOC issued “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws” Comments?

GOVERNMENTS: Early warning on the economic impact on state and local governments, from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, “States Need Significantly More Fiscal Relief to Slow the Emerging Deep Recession” Comments?

NOT TOO FAST: How fast is too fast? From NPR, “America Weighs Health Versus Economy, As Divide Grows On When To Reopen” Comments?

REFLECT: It is good time, during the shelter in place, to evaluate your career goals. From Forbes, “3 Career Questions To Ask Yourself During This New Normal” Comments?

FIRST STEP: A key step towards reopening the workplace…testing. Fast Company (Compass) asks, “What will it take to massively scale up COVID-19 testing to the level we need?” Comments?

READERS: Not a surprise, from the Pew Research Center, “Older Americans continue to follow COVID-19 news more closely than younger adults” Comments?

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