Employment Law Consultant (05-28-2020)

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 Thursday morning.

DELIVERY: Tired of providing delivery services and wish to reopen your restaurant? From the California via Department of Public Health, ” COVID-19 INDUSTRY GUIDANCE: Dine-In Restaurants” Comments?

JOB SECURITY?: The title of this article from Forbes speaks for itself, “Women Have Less Secure Retirement, Following Lives Filled With Discrimination And Risks” Tragic. Comments?

TRAINING: CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: The wait is over, free online sexual harassment training for non-supervisors, from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), “Sexual Harassment Prevention Training”

LAW ENFORCEMENT: Do you work in law enforcement? If so, this article might be of interest to you, from Lawfare, “U.S. Policing After Wave One of COVID-19” Comments?

TRACKING: Planning for reopening? From the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), “Coronavirus (COVID-19)-KFF Health Tracking Poll – May 2020” Comments?

GENDER BIAS: An advance in the effort to measure the impact of gender bias in the workplace summarized in The Conversation’s article, , “New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it” Comments?

RISK ANALYSIS: Just in time for Memorial Day. From Vox, “How to weigh the risk of going out in the coronavirus pandemic, in one chart” Comments?

TRUST IN SCIENCE:Views regarding trust in medical science. From the Pew Research Center, “Trust in Medical Scientists Has Grown in U.S., but Mainly Among Democrats” Comments?

NEW NORMAL: The new normal? From BBC (Business), “Coronavirus: Flexible working will be a new normal after virus” Comments?

MASK UP: Culture war at the workplace? From LexBlog, by  Daniel Pasternak, ““I Am Not Wearing That!” – What Can An Employer Do When An Employee Refuses To Comply With COVID-19 Workplace Requirements? (US)” Comments?

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