Employment Law Consultant (11-03-2020)

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.

Election Day.

VOTE 2020: 2020 Elections…VOTE! From the New York Times, “The Anxious Person’s Guide to the 2020 Election”

THE HERD?: In the news, “herd immunity”? From The World Health Organization (WHO), “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Herd immunity, lockdowns and COVID-19 (15 October 2020\Q & A)”

MASKS: About masks…from the New York Times, “The Price for Not Wearing Masks: Perhaps 130,000 Lives”

★ TRUE OR FALSE? Some practical tips on how to determine if the information you are presented regarding Covid-19 is true or not, from National Geographic, “A guide to overcoming COVID-19 misinformation”

JOB DISPARITY: Some valuable information regarding the disparity in workplace equity for Blacks and whites, from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-Together Forward @ Work) , “The Journey To Equity and Inclusion: Summer 2020”

GOOD HEALTH: The business value of good health, from McKinsey & Company, “How prioritizing health is a prescription for US prosperity”

BURNED OUT: Feeling burned out? Some suggestions, from the BBC (Worklife) on how to avoid and recover from it, ,”Does burnout recovery always require radical change?”

LOOK BACK:  A look back and into the future. From Fast Company (Compass), “The 25 best and worst work trends of the past 25 years” What’s on your list?

REMOTE: Remote work…soft skills…connections…from the BBC (Worklife), “Can young people thrive in a remote-work world?”

STRESS: Covid19, elections, lockdowns, layoffs…stressful times and events. A good time to review your workplace violence prevention policies, from Littler Publications and JD Supra,”Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies in a Time of Political and Social Unrest”

GLOBAL HEALTH: A resource, from The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), “The Global Burden of Health”, which is described as the “Most comprehensive global study—analyzing 286 causes of death, 369 diseases and injuries, and 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories….”

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,


Fred Engbarth


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