Employment Law Consultant (05-19-2020)

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.

AGE:  “Boomer’s” take note, from Next Avenue, “Will COVID-19 Make the Decline Narrative of Aging Worse?” Comments?

TOO SOON?: The wisdom of an early reopening? From The New York Times, “As Trump urges reopening, thousands getting sick on the job” Comments?

★  FINAL DRAFT?:  Final revision ()5-05-2020) ? From the EEOC, “What You Should Know About COVID-19  and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws” Comments?

PRIVATE: Concerned about “Zoom Bombing” and other data security risks related to remote work? From Forbes, “Keep Your Remote Workforce Safe From Hackers With These 14 Tips” Comments?

★ COVID ROAD MAP: Getting ready to reopen your California business? From the State of California’s, California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response, “Resilience Roadmap” updated 05-12-2020. Comments?

SORRY: My bad. From the BBC (Worklife), “Why we’ve been saying ‘sorry’ all wrong” Comments?

SURPRISE: An unexpected consequence of Covid-19. From Politico, “Coronavirus drives health insurers back to Obamacare” Comments?

LINE:  Record unemployment resulting from Covid-19 lock down. From the Kaiser Family Foundation, “Eligibility for ACA Health Coverage Following Job Loss” Comments?

★ IDEAS:  A different kind of crowd sourcing, from the BBC (Worklife), “How AI can help us harness our ‘collective intelligence”  Comments?

FAMILIES FIRST: The U.S. Department of Labor has updated the publication, “Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers” Particular attention should be paid to Questions 89 – 93. To stay up to date on any additional changes check the DOL’s website. Comments?

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