Employment Law Consultant (09-15-2020)

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.

TRUST: Planning for a return to work? From Edelman, “Covid-19 and return to workplace; we have a trust problem”

★  PLEDGE: In the news, from Reuters, “U.S., European COVID vaccine developers make pledge to uphold testing rigour”

★ AT THE TABLE: A Labor Day refresh? From American Compass, “Conservatives Should Ensure Workers a Seat at the Table: Statement on a conservative future for the American labor movement.”

DAYCARE: Covid-19 has placed the day care business at risk. Consider the impact on your employees and the workplace. From the Center for American Progress, “Coronavirus Pandemic Could Lead to Permanent Loss of Nearly 4.5 Million Child Care Slots”

HARVEST: Essential workers: The people who harvest, deliver, prepare,, and serve our food. From Politico, “Harvest of shame: Farmworkers face coronavirus disaster”

DOLLARS AND CENTS: What are your thoughts on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy? From NPR, “NPR Poll: Financial Pain From Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Much, Much Worse’ Than Expected”

TOWN AND GOWN: Do you have a college or university located within your county? If so, you may be interested in this article from the New York Times, “A New Front in America’s Pandemic: College Towns”

CAREGIVERS: California: Are you a family caregiver or do you work with someone who is? If so, please note, from the California Health Report, “Bill Would Reverse ‘Discriminatory’ Policy That Mostly Impacts Women of Color”

TIME!: Feel like there are not enough hours in the day to accomplish your tasks? From Fast company (Compass), “3 ways to improve your time management skills”

SEPSIS:  For your health: Sepsis, the unrecognized cause of 1 our of 5 deaths. From the World Health Organization (WHO), “WHO calls for global action on sepsis – cause of 1 in 5 deaths worldwide”

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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Thank you and best regards,


Employment Law Office of Fred Engbarth ✔Client-Centered ✔ Know Your Rights ✔ Advice and Counseling ✔Coaching ✔ Employees and Employers ✔ Prevention Focus ✔Research ✔Solution Finder ✔Internal Personnel Investigations.

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