Employment LawConsultant (06-09-2020)

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.

★ CHECK IT OUT: A timely article from The California Health Care Foundation, Finding a Cure for a Pandemic of Misinformation Stories”

JOB ZOOMING: Zooming a job interview? From HR Morning, “Conducting virtual interviews? 6 easy body language tips” Comments?

★ JOBS?: Reopening. What’s on the horizon/ From Politico (The Long Game), “The economy is reopening — where are the jobs?” Comments?

★ PRIVACY: Prepare for the return of your workforce and customer. In doing so, don’t overlook privacy considerations. From JD Supra and Foley & Lardner LLP, “Privacy Considerations for Businesses Screening Employees and Visitors as They Reopen in California” Comments?

HUMBLE: An article worth sharing, from the BBC (Worklife), “Is this the secret of smart leadership?” Comments?

★ MOVING TOO FAST?” Reopening? Some items to consider in your plants do so, from Littler, “Are You Ready to Reopen Your Office Building? CDC Says Not So Fast!” Comments?

WARNING: A potential impact of Covid-19 upon the workplace which merits some serious consideration from Forbes, “Will The Current Pandemic Increase Age Discrimination In The Workplace?” Comments?

★ TIMELY READS: A good time to spend time reading a good book two and improve your workplace. From Fast Company (Compass), “7 important books for building an anti-racist workplace”Comments?

NIGHTMARE: A potential set back to the efforts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. From STAT, “My nightmare: Covid-19 meets racism meets the killing of a Black person by police” Comments?

NOT SAFE HOME: Health care industry workers, businesses and consumers. From AP News , “Nearly 26,000 COVID deaths in nursing homes spur inspections” Comments?

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