Employment Law Consultant (07-09-2020)

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 Thursday morning.

CALIFORNIA BLUE:  In the news for people living, working and trying to make a living in California, from Politico, “How California went from model student to pandemic problem child” Comments?

WELCOME BACK?: Are you worried about returning to work? From Fast Company (Compass), “What to do if you’re not ready to go back to the office yet” Comments?

★ BACK-TO-SCHOOL: A question foremost in the minds of parents with school aged children, from Politico, “‘How the hell are we going to do this?’ The panic over reopening schools” Comments?

DISCRIMINATION: Another aspect of the impact of the Covid-19 virus to consider, from the Pew Research Center, “Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak” comments?

TRUSTED SOURCE:  Reliable sources of Covid-19 information? From the Pew Research Center, “Three Months In, Many Americans See Exaggeration, Conspiracy Theories and Partisanship in COVID-19 News” Comments?

IMMIGRATION: What are your preferences regarding immigration? How do they compare with views expressed by others? From Gallup,”Overall U.S. Desire to Decrease Immigration Unchanged in 2017″ Comments?

MYTHBUSTER: An opportunity for some “myth busting” on the topic of immigration? From the George W. Bush Presidential Center,  “Busting Immigration Myths” Comments?

WHAT’S PRIVATE?:  Privacy-workplace-Covid-19…from the BBC (Business), “Coronavirus: How much does your boss need to know about you?” Comments?

LINE-OF-FIRE:  Do you work or conduct business in the food services industry? If so, this report from OxFam may be of interest:”Exposed: How US supermarkets are failing their workers in a global pandemic” Comments?

FOOD DATA: A resource for those interested or make a living in the food industry, from Food Systems Dashboard “Food systems data for improving diets and nutrition” Comments?

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