Employment Law Consultant (08-20-2020)

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.

CHILDREN & COVID-19: Parents and educators, from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association, “Children and COVID-19: State Data Report”

EFFECTIVE MASKS: How effective is the mask that you are using? From, Science Advances, “Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech”

WINTER WARNING: Forewarned is forearmed, from Stat “Winter is coming: Why America’s window of opportunity to beat back Covid-19 is closing”

HARVEST: With the approach of the harvest season it is important to share with the California Health Care Foundation in a consideration of “Covid-19’s Harvest of Danger” The risks agricultural workers take to bring in the harvest.

FOOD:  Are you in the commercial food manufacturing or distribution business? A consumer of food products? From Civil Eats, “How Essential Food Workers Are Fighting Back”

SPEAK: “Non-Disclosure Agreements” (NDA), from Fast Company (Compass), “How much is my silence worth?’: Amid a racial reckoning, women are rejecting NDAs”

FINE ARTS & COVID: The fine arts and Covid-19, from Brookings, “Lost art: Measuring COVID-19’s devastating impact on America’s creative economy”

DANGER: The deadly consequence of false or misleading information about Covid-19, from the BBC, “‘Hundreds dead’ because of Covid-19 misinformation” Check your facts and exercise critical thinking.

GRAPHIC LOSS: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic job losses on the American worker visualized with the help of Pro Public “What Coronavirus Job Losses Reveal About Racism in America”

RUSSIAN ROULETTE: In the news: Covid-19 from Russia? From Fast Company (Compass), “4 reasons not to get excited about Russia’s COVID-19 ‘vaccine’”

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