Employment Law Consultant (05-05-2020)

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 Tuesday  morning.

CINCO DE MAYO: From History, Cinco de Mayo CINCO DE MAYO:

COVID-19 & GENDER: Is gender equality the next Covid-19 victim? From The Pew Research Center, “Worldwide Optimism About Future of Gender Equality, Even as Many See Advantages for Men” Comments?

ESSENTIAL: Respect all essential workers. Spend a moment to consider where the food we eat comes from and how it is delivered to us, From Civil Eats, “Farmworkers Are in the Coronavirus Crosshairs” Comments?

TRACK SOCIAL MEDIA: What how social media inquiries tracked, and anticipated, the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. From Schema, Google Trends, and Axios, “Searching Covid-19: Finding Patterns in Or Need for Knowledge” Comments?

RECESSION: “Recessionary discrimination”? From Forbes, “Recessionary Discrimination May Be On The Horizon” Comments?

★ ZOOM: Zoom bombed? From Fisher Phillips, “10-Point Plan To Protect Your Business From Zoom-Bombs And Other Videoconferencing Privacy Concerns” Comments?

CA UNEMPLOYMENT: Are you a California resident applying for benefits under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance? If so, this information from the Employment Development Department(EDD) may be of interest to you, “Pandemic Unemployment Assistance” Comments?

EDUCATOR: Are you employed as an educator or school administrator? If so, this statement from the National Education Associatio(NEA) regarding the reopening of our schools may be of interest, “Trump’s call to reopen school buildings is dangerous for students, staff” Comments?

AT RISK: Future risk for “older employees” and their employers, from Forbes, “COVID-19 Layoff Or Pretext For Age Discrimination Against Older Employees?” comments?

CALIFORNIA’S REOPENING:  Here’s the detailed road map to opening presented by Gov. Newson yesterday, “Update on California’s Pandemic Roadmap” Comments?

WHAT’S NORMAL?: What is normal and can we return to it? From the BBC (Future), “Why it will be so hard to return to ‘normal’”  Comments?

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