Employment Law Consultant (08-25-2020)

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 Tuesday  morning.

19TH’S 100 ANNIVERSARY: 100 years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, from USA Today, “Women of the Century”

CA GUIDE: California “reopening” guidance from the Department of Industrial Relations, “Safe Reopening FAQs for Workers and Employers” issued July 28, 2020.

WORDS: Harassed at work? An important difference in words may have an impact on your legal rights but not much of a difference in how you feel. From Forbes, “The Differences Between Workplace Bullying And A “Hostile Work Environment”

HARVEST: Harvest-Workers- Covid-19 not a safe combination, from Undark, “Absent Federal Rules, Farmworkers Face Covid-19 Risks”

VIEW POINTS: Covid-19: Different “strokes for different folks.” From The Pew Research Center, “Why are COVID-19 cases rising in U.S.? Republicans point to more testing, Democrats to more infections”

LANTINX: Is the term “Latinx” trending? From The Pew Research Center, “About One-in-Four U.S. Hispanics Have Heard of Latinx, but Just 3% Use It”

REMOTE: Working remotely? From Fast Company (Compass) “11 science-backed ways to boost your credibility when you work remotely”

ALARM: Is Dr. Fauci an “alarmist”? From Grist, “Why COVID deniers and climate skeptics paint scientists as alarmist”

SURVIVOR:Covid-19, a survivor’s story, from the Los Angeles Times, “Column: I had COVID-19, and these are the things nobody tells you”

GOOD NEWS: Some good news? We can hope, from The Atlantic, “The Plan That Could Give Us Our Lives Back”

If you would like to learn more about my services and how I can help you with any challenges you’re facing at your workplace or to learn more about evaluating and planning your organization to prevent workplace conflicts

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My services are presently limited to residents or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

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Thank you and best regards,


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