We hope you found the first blog (link) helpful as we continue to navigate these times. Below are additional resources collected for our PTCMW members and friends. If you have a resources or articles you think would be helpful, please email PTCMW newsletter editor (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can publish it on the next post.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated their technical guidance on May 5, 2020. They included questions and answers related to COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and other EEO Laws. The agency noted these laws still apply during the pandemic but employers should follow guidance from public health authorities as the pandemic evolves. Finally, the agency included additional information (link) on race discrimination and harassment toward employees of Asian Americans and people of Asian descent. For more information, please visit the EEOC’s site here.
Harvard Business Review
Harvard Business Review recently published an article on the importance of team agility in the time of COVID-19. Please click thislink to read the article.
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
As a reminder from our first post, SIOP has been providing I-Os many resources to help navigate ‘working through COVID-19’. Check out some of the research and resources that have been compiled related to remote work, motivation and engagement, work-life balance, organizational agility, worker well-being, and more. Use this link to read further.
Association for Psychological Science
The APS President, Lisa Feldman Barrett, wrote an article: Mind, Body, Illness: Amidst Pandemic, Opportunities for Discovery. She discussed respiratory illnesses and posed a question if they are physical or psychological illnesses? For those of you interested, click here to read further.
APS also posted an article that provides tips and recommendations for graduate students for maintaining productivity. They include day to day tips such as making a schedule and following it to long term by acquiring new skills during downtime. Those interested can click this link to read further.