Employment Law Consultant (05-26-2020)

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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Good Tuesday morning.

RISK: Covid-19 exposure risk? This “search engine” from the BBC was designed for use in the U.K. . That being said, it could provide some answers your questions of possible exposure at your workplace: “Coronavirus: How exposed is your job?” Comments?

AFTER COVID-19?: Thinking about the future post Covid-19? Some perspectives presented by Deloitte in “The world remade by COVID-19 Recover: Planning scenarios for resilient leaders”Comments?

COAST TO COAST: Covid-19, east coast vs. west coast, from Pro Publica, “Two Coasts. One Virus. How New York Suffered Nearly 10 Times the Number of Deaths as California.” Comments?

CONSENSUS: The silent majority? From The Pew Research Center, “Majority of Americans who lost a job or wages due to COVID-19 concerned states will reopen too quickly” Comments?

THE ACADEMY: Employed by a college or university? From the Chronicle for Higher Education, “Colleges Worry They’ll Be Sued if They Reopen Campuses” Comments?

SAFETY GUIDELINES: Are you a California employer or employee? From the Department of Industrial Relations, State of California, “Cal/OSHA Interim General Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19” Comments?

OBSTACLE?: Will the CARES Act help or hinder the recovery? From Brookings, “Debunking myths about COVID-19 relief’s ‘unemployment insurance on steroids’” Comments?

PRESUMPTION FAQ: CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: The Department of Industrial Relations, State of California, has issued “Questions and Answers on Executive Order N-62-20” Worth taking the time to read. Comments?

CDC RESPONSE: The CDC’s response to Covid-19 provided in this comprehensive report, “CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again (May 2020)” Comments?

SUPPORT: A timely and valuable “how to” from the Harvard Business Review, “How to Form a Mental Health Employee Resource Group” Comments?

If you would like to learn more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts

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