Employment Law Consultant (06-25-2020)

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.

LGBTQ An thoughtful opinion published by The Washington Post on “The Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBTQ protections is a triumph for textualism — and dignity” Comments?

CONTACT: Thinking about mandatory Covid-19 contact tracing for your employees? From JDSupra and King & Spalding, “Contact-Tracing Apps: A Delicate Balancing Act of Workplace Safety and Privacy Rights” Comments?

MIND THE GAPS:  From Brookings, “Race gaps in COVID-19 deaths are even bigger than they appear” Comments?

INDEPENDENT LEARNER: Students, parents, teachers and school administrators, from The Aspen Institute (Education and Society Program), “Supporting Students to be Independent Learners: State and District Actions for the Pandemic Era” download the report. Comments?

FREE TWEETS?: What are your thoughts about statements on the internet which are sometimes characterized as expression of “free speech.” See the report from The Knight Foundation, “A Pivotal Moment for Free Expression Online” Comments?

DACA: Another significant ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, from Axios, read the article and download the opinion, “Supreme Court rules Trump administration illegally ended DACA” Comments?

COVID WAIVER?:  Covid-19 “liability waivers”…ucharted territory…proceed with caution.From SF Gate, “‘This isn’t Captain America’s shield:’ What you need to know about COVID-19 liability waivers” Comments?

SAFE: Do you feel safe in your workplace? From the Harvard Business Review, “Time’s Up for Toxic Workplaces” Comments?

MASKING UP: Masking up in California. From the California Department of Public Health, “Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings” Comments?

ACTIONS OVER WORDS: From the news broadcasts and the streets into the workplace. From Forbes, “Let’s Talk About Racial Microaggressions In The Workplace” 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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