Employment Law Consultant (11-19-2020)

Employment Law Consultant (11-19-2020)

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.

Hello,

Good Thursday morning,

THANKSGIVING 2020: Rethinking the holidays season, from The Lily, “Holidays are dicey this year. Here are ideas for safe ways to celebrate Thanksgiving.”

WISE DOGS: Learning a lesson from our canine companions, from The New York Times, “Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging”

RETIRING BOOMERS: Boomers? Retirement? Fromm the Pew Research Center, “The pace of Boomer retirements has accelerated in the past year”

MISSED: Left out of the stimulus? From The 19th News, “Why women-owned businesses are struggling — and how a new round of stimulus could help”

END GAME?: Another win in the effort to control the Covid-19 pandemic, from Fast Company (Compass), “Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine: 5 things you need to know”

AI LIE DETECTOR:  Disinformation? From Fast Company (Compass), “This tool could act as an early warning system for harmful conspiracy theories”

REMINDER: Do you feel like you are having problems with your memory lately? Covid-19 and the lockdowns may be contributing factors. From the BBC (Future), “Lockdown has affected your memory – here’s why”

PLANNING FOR THE HOLIDAYS:  A this time the advice in this article from Wired should be considered as part of your Thanksgiving and Christmas planning, “How to Reduce (but Not Eliminate) Covid Risk at Holiday Gatherings”

PRACTICAL TIPS:Working remotely? If so, this article from Forbes provides some practical advice on “How To Build A Better Relationship With Your Boss While Working From Home”

RECEPTIVE: A change in the majority towards the acceptance of Covid-19 vaccination, from Gallup, “More Americans Now Willing to Get COVID-19 Vaccine”

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

contact me to request a free initial consultation by e-mail at fengbarth@outlook.com or by leaving a voice message/text at (707) 479-2317.

My services are presently limited to residents or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

 

I will return on Tuesday morning.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred Engbarth

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.

Let’s Connect: email: fengbarth@outlook.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fengbarth/?modal=admin_todo_tour

DISCLAIMER: This site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Further, your use of this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon any information presented on this blog without seeking professional legal counsel. The legal information provided in this site is general and should not be relied on as legal advice, which I cannot provide without full consideration of all relevant information relating to one’s individual situation.

 

 

 

 

Employment Law Consultant (11-17-2020)

Employment Law Consultant (11-17-2020)

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.

Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged.

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Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Tuesday morning,

EDUCATION: Job losses in education, from Pew Trusts,  “Nearly All States Suffer Declines in Education Jobs”

DON’T FORGET!: CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: Do you employee 5 or more employees? Please remember that an important deadline, January 1, 2021, is approaching. From Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP and JDSupra, “California’s Deadline is Fast Approaching: Employers Must Complete Harassment Prevention Training for English and Spanish-Speaking Workforces by Year’s End”

MEDIATE:  Disputes in the workplace? Try mediation, from Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc (JAMS) and JDSupra, “[PODCAST] Resolving Employment Disputes through Mediation”

★ GIG:  The Gig Economy post California Proposition22, from the New York Times, “Fight Over Gig Workers Persists Despite Win for Uber and Lyft”

THANK YOU!: Please express your support of health care professionals. It makes a difference. From The Atlantic, “‘No One Is Listening to Us’”

BRAIN FOG:  “Brain Fog” and other hacks to your ability to concentrate clearly, from the BBC (Worklife), “Cognitive Load Theory: Explaining our fight for focus”

FAMILY RIGHTS: California Employers: Are you prepared for the changes in the expanded California’s Family Rights requirements? From Goldberg Segalla, “Employers Prepare for Changes Following California Family Rights Act Expansion”

MANDATE?:  Some thoughts on “vaccines” and the workplace from JacksonLewis and JDSupra “To Vaccinate Or Not To Vaccinate… That Is The Question”

EFECTIVE: Face Masks, new from the Centers forDisease Contol and Prevention (CDC), “Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2”

HUMILITY: Worth reading: A veteran’s impact, from The Undefeated, “Tony Dungy’s life lesson about the Tuskegee Airmen and the meaning of humility”

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

contact me to request a free initial consultation by e-mail at fengbarth@outlook.com or by leaving a voice message/text at (707) 479-2317.

My services are presently limited to residents or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

 

I will return on Thursday morning.

 

Thank you and best regards,

 

Fred Engbarth

 

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.

 

Let’s Connect: email: fengbarth@outlook.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fengbarth/?modal=admin_todo_tour

 

DISCLAIMER: This site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Further, your use of this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon any information presented on this blog without seeking professional legal counsel. The legal information provided in this site is general and should not be relied on as legal advice, which I cannot provide without full consideration of all relevant information relating to one’s individual situation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Law Consultant (11-12-2020)

Employment Law Consultant (11-12-2020)

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.

Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Thursday morning.

GATHERING: Getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday celebrations, gatherings and travel? From The New York Times, “Plan for a Safe Thanksgiving Break”

TROUBLING NEWS: A troubling report, from American Academy of Pediatrics Reports, “American Academy of Pediatrics Reports Highest One-Week Increase in Child Cases of COVID-19 Since Onset of Pandemic”

HOPE: Finally some good news on the fight against theCovid-19 virus, from Fast Company (Compass), “Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine: 6 things to know”

CHANGES: Let’s count the ways our lives have changed as a result of the Covid-19 virus. From, BBC (Worklife) “Coronavirus: Will our day-to-day ever be the same?”

PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION: What occurs during a “presidential transition”? From the Center for Presidential transition, “Transition Timeline and Guide”

AQUACULTURE:  Agriculture at sea? From Forbes, “Ocean Crops: Is This The Next Frontier For Agriculture?”

THE HUNT: Looking for a job? A perspective on the process from Fast Company (Compass), “This is the secret to finding a job in a tough market”

BACK AGAIN:  In the news, from Kaiser Health News, “What to Know as ACA Heads to Supreme Court — Again”

MARKET: Food…how it gets to us. An NPR interview with Benjamin Lorr the author of “The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket”

★ FAKE?:  Disinformation…learn how to spot it, a class for people who wish to learn about “fact-checking” from Poynter, “MediaWise for Seniors: Live Fact-Checking Seminar (Winter 2020)”

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

contact me to request a free initial consultation by e-mail at fengbarth@outlook.com or by leaving a voice message/text at (707) 479-2317.

My services are presently limited to residents or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

 

I will return on Tuesday morning.

 

Thank you and best regards,

 

Fred Engbarth

 

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.

 

Let’s Connect: email: fengbarth@outlook.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fengbarth/?modal=admin_todo_tour

 

DISCLAIMER: This site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Further, your use of this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon any information presented on this blog without seeking professional legal counsel. The legal information provided in this site is general and should not be relied on as legal advice, which I cannot provide without full consideration of all relevant information relating to one’s individual situation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Law Consultant (11-10-2020)

Employment Law Consultant (11-10-2020)

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.

Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Tuesday morning.

MORNING CUP: Love the smell of coffee in the morning? From the BBC, “The drink that kept us going through Covid-19”

SOME BASICS: What did the founding fathers say about elections the U.S. Constitution, some basics from The Library of Congress, “Elections”

THE GAP: Between the close of “vote counting” and presidential inauguration (Wednesday, January 20, 2021) is the vote of the Electoral College. From the Congressional Research Service, “The Electoral College: A 2020 Presidential Election Timeline”

COUNTING THE VOTE: Some thoughts from inside the electoral process, from !9th News,”As the nation waits for results, women election officials challenge disinformation”

COPING: Coping with job loss, from The Harvard Business Review,  a podcast, “How Women Who’ve Lost Work Are Coping

★ AFTER:  When the Covid-19 pandemic is brought under control another crisis waits “in the wings”, from the BBC (Worklife),”Coronavirus: The possible long-term mental health impact”

TAKE NOTE: Employers take note: From the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), a Guidance on “Pay Data Reporting” in compliance with the requirements of Senate Bill 973.

ELDER FUTURE?: The future of aging? From the BBC (Future) “The technologies that could transform ageing”

REMOTE INTERVIEW: Job interviews on Zoom? From the BBC (Remote Control), “Asynchronous video interviews: The tools you need to succeed”

SCIENCE: A moment for Science. The search for the source of the Covid-19 virus, from National Geographic, “The WHO is hunting for the coronavirus’s origins. Here are the new details.”

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

contact me to request a free initial consultation by e-mail at fengbarth@outlook.com or by leaving a voice message/text at (707) 479-2317.

My services are presently limited to residents or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Thursday morning.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred Engbarth

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.

Let’s Connect: email: fengbarth@outlook.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fengbarth/?modal=admin_todo_tour

DISCLAIMER: This site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Further, your use of this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon any information presented on this blog without seeking professional legal counsel. The legal information provided in this site is general and should not be relied on as legal advice, which I cannot provide without full consideration of all relevant information relating to one’s individual situation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Law Consultant (11-05-2020)

Employment Law Consultant (11-05-2020)

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.

Comments and suggestions from readers are encouraged.

I appreciate receiving your feedback and suggestions.

Please urge your friends to join the conversation by signing up to this Blog.

Published every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hello,

Good Thursday morning.

AFTER VOTING:  Post-Election Day (Part 1): The United States had and has survived contentious elections in theist. From History, “8 Most Contentious US Presidential Elections”

★  AFTER VOTING II: Post-Election Day (Part 2): The next phase,  from The Pew Research Center “Election night marks the end of one phase of campaign 2020 – and the start of another”

GLOBAL VIEW: A global perspective on the state of the world, from the Pew Research Center, “How people in 14 countries view the state of the world in 2020”

TECH DESIGN: In response to the pandemic technology helps employers reduces the risks of infection for returning workers. From Bloomberg CityLab, “The Algorithm That Could Get You Back in the Office”

★ ABOUT VACCINES: Do you have questions about Covid-19 vaccines? If so, this set of FAQ’s from the World Health Organization should help, “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Vaccines”. while on the page check out the links to “Related” and “Related Q&A”.

DANGER AHEAD: Prior knowledge of possible dangers or problems gives one a tactical advantage (“forewarned is forearmed”, from Forbes, “How To Tell If Your Workplace Is Toxic”.

NORMAL?: Back to normal? A discussion of the workplace post-Covid-19, from the BBC (Worklife), “The biggest unknowns in a post-pandemic work world”

BALANCE:  Mental health in the workplace. Covid-19 surge places additional demands on employers. From Forbes, “The Fall Surge Is Here Setting Off Wave Of Workplace Mental Health Problems”

TARGET: Elections. Have you wondered how you get targeted for political ads and telephone solicitations? If so, Read this article from the Washington Post, “How politicians target you: 3,000 data points on every voter, including your phone number”

STAY INFORMED:  Food for thought, from Journalist’s Resource, “Election Beat 2020: How news outlets become misinformation superspreaders”

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

contact me to request a free initial consultation by e-mail at fengbarth@outlook.com or by leaving a voice message/text at (707) 479-2317.

My services are presently limited to residents or businesses located within the County of Sonoma, California.

I will return on Tuesday morning.

Thank you and best regards,

Fred Engbarth

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.

 

Let’s Connect: email: fengbarth@outlook.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/fredengbarth or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fengbarth/?modal=admin_todo_tour

DISCLAIMER: This site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Further, your use of this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon any information presented on this blog without seeking professional legal counsel. The legal information provided in this site is general and should not be relied on as legal advice, which I cannot provide without full consideration of all relevant information relating to one’s individual situation.