Employment Law Consultant (07-21-2020)

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Published every Tuesday and Thursday.


Good Tuesday morning.

GENDER EQUALITY: Gender equality in 2020, from the Pew Research Center, “A Century After Women Gained the Right To Vote, Majority of Americans See Work To Do on Gender Equality”

★ FLU OR COVID-19? An important difference. Flu or Covid-19? From the CDC, “Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-1”

PERSPECTIVE: A global perspective on the lessons learned about the reopening of schools and Covid-19. From Science, “School openings across globe suggest ways to keep coronavirus at bay, despite outbreaks”

COVID UMBRELLA?: Insurance and Covid-19, from Reuters, “Pandemic-proofing: Insurance may never be the same again”

★ OPENING BELLS: Schools. Re-open? Keep closed? Something in between? from Vox, “The debate over reopening America’s K-12 schools, explained”

CALIFORNIA MONITOR: What does mean to have a County placed on the State’s Covid Monitoring List? See, California Department of Public Health “County Data Monitoring”. Follow the links on the graphic to the programs three parts.

NURSING HOMES: Nursing homes and residential care facilities; Covid-19 hotspots? From the California Health Care Foundation, “Why Nursing Homes Become COVID-19 Hot Spots”

THE OFFICE: The Office. The impact of Covid-19 on office space, from the BBC (Business), “‘Horrible’ offices look to tempt back workers”

HISPANICS: A trend worth noting as reported by the Pew Research Center, “Hispanics have accounted for more than half of total U.S. population growth since 2010”

WORLD LEADER?: Some food for thought. How the pandemic has impacted the standing of the United States as a world leader, from The Washington Post, “The pandemic and the dawn of an ‘Asian Century’”

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