Bugle #98: Juneteenth
It’s Juneteenth, aka Freedom Day. On June 19, 1865, almost two-and-a-half years after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Texas were officially declared free. Learn more about the importance of Juneteenth.
To stay as savvy as possible, take a look at some of the best HR, leadership, and policy management articles we found over the past couple weeks.
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Article of the Week: Sticking with the day’s theme, consider ways you can incorporate Juneteenth into your company culture. Though your workplace might look different this year, the Article of the Week can help you get a head start on Juneteenth 2021 (look for the ✦ below).
Show Employees They’re Valued
- The Role Employers Play in Addressing Racism
- ✦ Recognizing Juneteenth and Strengthening Company Culture ✦
- Using Empathy Maps to Design Better Engagement
- Can You Unlock the “Secret Weapon” to Worker Wellbeing?
Protect Your Company
- Landmark SCOTUS Ruling Prohibits Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity-Based Discrimination In Employment
- Can an employer and employee agree to a furlough instead of FMLA leave?
- DHS Further Extends Flexibility in I-9 Compliance Rules
- What to Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
- EEOC Updates Guidance to Prohibit Antibody Testing
Location-Specific Company Protection
- U.S.: Bouncing Back – Statewide Return to Work Protocols
- Arizona: Enhanced COVID-19 Mitigation Measures, Requiring All Businesses to Act
- Maryland: Employers To Face Mandatory Notice Requirements Before RIFs
- Virginia: New Pay Transparency Law
- UK: Updates and FAQs on the UK Furlough Scheme
Become a Better You
- 7 Strategies to Maximize Breaks While WFH
- How To Be Grateful When Nothing Is Going Right
- The Best Managers Balance Analytical and Emotional Intelligence