Employment Law Consultant (10-27-2020)

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.

SAFE HALLOWEEN: Trick or treat? From the CDC, “Trick or Treating and Other Halloween Activities”

SAFE Día de los Muertos: California Residents: Health and Safety Guidelines Día de los Muertos and Halloween, from California All, “Holidays and COVID-19

★ WORKING MOMS & COVID19:  Covid-19 and women in the workplace, from Brookings, “Why has COVID-19 been especially harmful for working women?”

WEIGHT & COVID19: Another reason to check your BMI, from the CDC, “People with Certain Medical Conditions (updated)” The update, among other matters, increases the population at risk, as much as 72% of all Americans, who are at elevated risk of based solely on their weight.

BACK AGAIN:Covid-19 immunity? Not so fast, from Reuters, “COVID-19 again? Reinfection cases raise concerns over immunity”

10 G?: Are you still adapting to 5G? Get ready for 10G, from The Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, “Assessing the Economic Potential of 10G Networks” Follow the link in the summary to the complete report.

GOING DOWN?:The sad story, from Pro Public, of how Covid-19 brought down one of the “greatest public health organizations”, “Inside the Fall of the CDC

LONG ROAD: “Long-Haulers”…the phrase does not just apply to truck drivers or other freight carriers. Covid-19 “Long- Haulers” may have a profound impact on the workplace, and the ADA but also all aspects of health care, From Ogletree Deakins, “Will COVID-19 ‘Long-Haulers’ Be Next to Test the Limits of the ADA?

CONFLICT: Disagreements in the workplace. From the BBC (Worklife), “How to politely and productively disagree”

HEALTH CARE-PART 1: Health care and the U.S. Supreme Court. from Brookings. “A Supreme Court decision to strike down the ACA would create chaos in the health care system”

HEALTH CARE-PART II: Health care, from the 19th News, “Women voters say health care is on the line this year — and they aren’t hearing enough about it ”

SOCIAL SECURITY COLA: In the news, from The United States Social Security Administration, “Social Security Benefits Increase in 2021”

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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