Employment Law Consultant (10-20-2020)

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 Tuesday morning.

THE FED: A note on the outlook of the U.S. economy from Chair Jerome H. Powell, Federal Reserve, “Recent Economic Developments and the Challenges Ahead”

FDA & VACCINE: This Guidance from the FDA is a little technical but it may be of interest to those of you following the progress of the Covid-19 vaccine, “Emergency Use Authorization for Vaccines to Prevent COVID-19”

LONG TERM: Another report on “long haulers” and the Covid-19 virus, from JAMA Network, “Long-term Health Consequences of COVID-19”

COST OF CARE: California employees and employers, from the California Health Care Foundation, “Listening to Californians with Low Incomes: Health Care Access, Experiences, and Concerns Since the COVID-19 Pandemic”

HACK WARNING: Hack alert, from Fast company *Compass), “If you see this new alert from Google, something has gone terribly wrong”

PRIVACY CONTROL: Internet privacy control made a little easier, from Fast Company (Compass), “DuckDuckGo, EFF, and others just launched privacy settings for the whole internet”

DISINFORMNATION: Misinformation and the Covid-19 pandemic, from the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), “Concrete Recommendations for Cutting Through Misinformation During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

VIEWS: Points of view, from The Pew Research Center, “Before Trump Tested Positive for Coronavirus, Republicans’ Attention to Pandemic Had Sharply Declined”

CHOICE?: A compelled “choice”, from The Lil, “Quitting was her only option. She is one of 865,000 women to leave the workforce last month: That’s four times the number of men who left the paid workforce”

REALITY:  A reality check from The Guardian, “Trump enjoys top Covid care that could cost ordinary Americans millions”

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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I will return on Thursday morning.

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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