Employment Law Consultant (07-23-2020)

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.

★ SCHOOL DAYS:  Reopening schools? From the California Teachers Association, “California Cannot Reopen Schools Unless They Are Safe”

HARASSMENT: Sexual harassment, from Lifehacker, “When and How to Report Sexual Harassment at Work”

BAD BOSS:  Bad boss? From Forbes, “How To Deal With The Other Pandemic Covid-19 Revealed: Rotten Bosses”

POP QUIZ: Ready for a quiz? From JD Supra and Employment and Labor Law Insider, “Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity In The Workplace Quiz!”

GROUND HOG DAY: We have been here before….From Fast Company (Compass), “People hated masks during the 1918 pandemic, too. 675,000 Americans died”

TEAM WORK: Our society needs to work together, as a team, to address the impact of the Covid-19 and other pandemics, from Ipsos, “Despite seeing great risk, Americans slow to make major changes to deal with COVID”

LOSS?: A perspective, from Axios and The New York Times, on “Why We’re Losing the Battle With Covid-19”

MASK UP!!: Consider. One simple step. If everyone in the U.S. wore a mask, the coronavirus pandemic could be “under control” within four to eight weeks. See, from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), “Universal Masking to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission—The Time Is Now”

★ PRIVATE: Consumer privacy in California, from the California Attorney General, “California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)-Frequently Asked Questions”

SOBERING: Covid-19, how bad could it get? From the New York Times, “The Pandemic Could Get Much, Much Worse. We Must Act Now.”

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