Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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November 26, 2021 • By Dennis Beaver 

No one can ignore the toll COVID and issues flowing from it have taken on the American workforce — stories of first responders, physicians, parents at their wits end facing something they had never experienced before, burnout.

We’ve all heard the term, but do you know what it is, how to spot it in family, friends and co-workers? Most importantly, what can be done about this life-endangering condition? What can we do if burnout haunts family or friends at work?

In a well-researched, just released book, The Burnout Epidemic, author Jennifer Moss describes and suggests life-saving ways of “recognizing and responding to burnout.”

In my legal opinion, it should be considered as required reading for CEO and upper management level employees; it is that valuable.

Jennifer began our interview by noting that “A great deal of misinformation about this phenomenon tends to minimize just how serious a problem it is.” She describes how management — and employees — are failing to deal with it…click here to read more