Employment Law Consultant (06-11-2020)

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.

REMOTE: Thinking about doing more remote work? From BBC (Worklife), “The personalities that benefit most from remote work” Comments?

FARMING: In the farming industry? From the CDC, “Agriculture Workers and Employers Interim Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Labor” Comments?

EDUCATION: Employed as a teacher? From the Economic Policy Institute, “Public education job losses in April are already greater than in all of the Great Recession” Comments?

DISTANCE: Social distancing. Easier to say then to do? From BBC (Worklife), “What to do with friends who don’t social distance” Comments?

STAFFING: California Staffing Agencies: From JD Supra and Clark Hill, PLC, “Who Did It? California Affirms That Staffing Agencies May Avoid Liability If Agencies Do Not Participate in Worksite Employer’s Employment Decisions” Comments?

NURSING HOMES:  An unpleasant outlook for the future of nursing homes after Covid-19. From Forbes, “The Grim Post-COVID-19 Future For Nursing Homes” Comments?

DRIVE IN:  A step back into the future for movie goers, theaters, and liveentertainment? From Forbes, “Summer’s Very Best Drive-In Events: Concerts, Movies, Comedy And So Much More” Comments?

LEGAL COMMUNITY: A message to every member of the legal community, from the Justices of the Supreme Court, State of Washington, “Dear Members of the Judiciary and the Legal Community” Comments?

ENDURING: Covid-19 is not just a “one-time and done”  event, from Ed Yong and The Atlantic, “COVID-19 Can Last for Several Months: The disease’s “long-haulers” have endured relentless waves of debilitating symptoms—and disbelief from doctors and friends.” Comments?

COMIC RELIEF: A little comic relief at the end of a long week of distressing news, from Politico “The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics” Make the best of the weekend. Stay healthy.

#covid19 #blacklivesmatter #shelterinplace



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