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★IT IS POLITICAL: Politics vs health, from Brookings, “Politics is wrecking America’s pandemic response”
★ LOST JOBS: After Covid-19 some jobs may not return, from Brookings, “In many communities, COVID-19 will permanently kill jobs. Here’s how they can respond.”
★ MANDATORY?: Mandatory flu vaccination policy? Some suggestions from #Blog4 Good and LexBlog, “A Guide for Employers Considering A Mandatory Flu Vaccination Policy (US)”
★WORK RELATED: California: Covid-19 & Workers Compensation, from JacksonLewis, “Amended Workers’ Compensation Benefits for COVID-19 Positive Employees”
★ NEW COVID RULES: California: Covid-19 and the workplace. New requirements, California Labor and Employment Law Blog, “ALERT: California Enacts More New COVID-Related Laws Affecting Employers”
★ SOME GOOD NEWS: California: Good news for photographers, photojournalists, videographers, photo editors, freelance writers, translators, editors/copy editors and illustrators/newspaper cartoonists. From California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog (Seyfarth), “AB 2257: Sweeping Changes To AB 5 Independent Contractor Law”
★CONVICTION: Notice a record of a criminal violation on a prospective employee’s job application? From the Harvard Business Review, “Give Job Applicants with Criminal Records a Fair Chance”
★OPEN MEETINGS: California public entities and open meetings. From Best Best & Krieger, Attorneys at Law, “AB 992: Open Meeting Laws and Social Media: New California Law Addresses Prohibition on Serial Meetings on Social Media”
★ REMOTE GAP:Telework and the widening income gap, from Quartz, “Teleworking is widening the income gap around the world”
★ POLARIZED: An example of how the politicization of a crisis facing the United States, in this case Covid-19, impacts our ability to resolve it. effectively. From The Daily Beast, “A Notorious COVID Troll Actually Works for Dr. Fanucci’s Agency”
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