Employment Law Consultant (09-10-2020)

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Good Thursday morning.

“CHINA FLU” :“China Flu” is just one of many examples presented by National Geographic in the article, “America’s long history of scapegoating its Asian citizens”

REPEAT?: “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”  George Santayana  Pause and remember the last time the government rushed a vaccine through in an election year. From History.com, “When the US Government Fast-Tracked a Flu Vaccine in an Election Year’

★  ANOTHER STEP: Another step towards recession, from the 19th, “Public sector job loss is coming. Women will be hit hardest

JERK:  Pass the word, from CNN Business, ” It doesn’t pay to be a jerk at work, research finds”

NUMBERS: In case you were wondering, “No, the CDC did not ‘quietly adjust’ US coronavirus deaths” from PolitiFact

UNION: Are your employees a part of a labor organization  (union)?  If not, it might be just a matter of time, from Gallup, “At 65%, Approval of Labor Unions in U.S. Remains High”

POLLS:  Tis the season…from The Pew Research Center, “Key things to know about election polling in the United States”

TIME TO VOTE: California employers and employees: With mail-in voting you might ask “Do Employers Still Need to Provide Time to Vote in California?” Jackson|Lewis provides some guidance in the linked article.

FUTURE OF LEARNING:  What’s the future of education after Covid-19? View current opinions in the Person “Global Learner Survey ”

A TWEET: The story of a tweet, from Brookings, or “How hate and misinformation go viral: A case study of a Trump retweet”

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