Employment Law Consultant (06-16-2020)

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.

CASSANDRA: What went wrong in the Covid-19 pandemic can prepare us for the next pandemic. From Foreign Affairs, “Chronicle of a Pandemic Foretold: Learning From the COVID-19 Failure—Before the Next Outbreak Arrives” Comments?

PROCEED WITH CAUTION: Move forward with caution, from The Atlantic, “America Is Giving Up on the Pandemic: Businesses are reopening. Protests are erupting nationwide. But the virus isn’t done with us.” Comments?

CRITICAL THINKING: Good news regarding the unemployment rate? Not so sure, from CNBC, “Here’s why the real unemployment rate may be higher than reported” Comments?

PREVENTION: Be prepared. From the BBC, “Coronavirus: This is not the last pandemic” Comments?

EEOC: From the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), “Resolution of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission In Mourning for the Deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery” Comments?

DO YOU KNOW?: From the Pew Research Center, “10 things we know about race and policing in the U.S.” Comments?

MASK UP!: A change in advice from the World Health Organizations regarding the wearing of face masks in public, “Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19” Comments?

WORKPLACE: Wondering what working will be like when you return after the “shelter in place”? From Forbes, “The New Workplace Norm: What Can Employees And Employers Expect?” Comments?

ECONOMICS 101: It is time to dust off your economics text book, from the Balance, “What Is a Recession? Examples, Impact, Benefits Do You Know Its Five Warning Signs?” Comments?

SCHOOL TO WORK: A “deep dive” for anyone interested in the skills (qualities) necessary for a successful transition from post-secondary education to employment. From The Association of Public & Land Grant Universities, ” From Academia to the Workforce Critical Growth Areas for Students Today” Comments?

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