Employment Law Consultant (07-02-2020)

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.

DUTCH: Some ideas on working remotely from the Netherlands, from BBC (Worklife), “What the Dutch can teach the world about remote work” Comments?

GRIM MARKET: A grim picture painted by this report from Brookings, “COVID-19 and labor markets” (Download the papers) Comments?

CONSTRUCTION: Employed with the construction industry? Some suggestions on how to handle masks in your workplace from JacksonLewis, “Face Masks in the Construction Industry” Comments?

★ TRAIN FREE: A reminder, from JD Supra and Evin Cohen & Jessup LLP, “California DFEH Online Harassment Prevention Training for Non-Supervisors Now Available – and It’s Free!” Comments?

WISE WORDS: A word to the wise, from JD Supra and Proskaueh-California Employment Law, “Safety Concerns Regarding COVID-19 Infection Could Lead to More Plaintiff-Friendly Juries” Comments?

CHILDCARE: How important is child care? From Politico, “A lack of child care is keeping women on unemployment rolls” Comments?

DIVERSE SCIENCE: Diversity has a place in the life sciences. Read, from Undark Magazine, “Coronavirus Coverage and the Silencing of Female Expertise” Comments?

MASK GUIDANCE: California employers and employees: On June 18, 2020, The California Department of Public Health issued this “Guidance for the Use of Facemasks” Comments?

★CONSUMER PRIVACY:. A reminder, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will be enforced effective July 1, 2020. For my information on the Act visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa.   Comments?

COVID FACT CHECK: Trying to sift through the social media posts and news stories about Covid-19? What true? What’s false? What’s misleading? Then you might be interested in this resource from Poynter, “Fighting the Infodemic: The #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance” Comments?

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