Employee Relate LLC

6303 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 400 
Miami,Florida 33126

Tel. 754-217-6862  I info@mirandevalbrune.com

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Additional titles by Mirande

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Cosmopolitan:
Wait, Are Coworkers Still Hooking Up With Each Other, Post-#MeToo?
Mirande discusses the increasing caution that employees are showing when considering office romances,
Cosmopolitan is a best-selling, international fashion and entertainment magazine for women.
Barnes and Noble Education:
Business Law I Essentials
Mirande contributes to Business Law I Essentials, a textbook published by Barnes and Noble Education and designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of courses on Business Law or the Legal Environment of Business. 
Barnes and Noble Education is a leader in the education space, offering a suite of products and solutions that work together to meet the evolving needs of the education system and a new generation of students.
NPR On Point:
#MeToo And Boundaries In The Office
Mirande discusses the boundaries and best practices in the workplace in the era of #MeToo.
NPR delivers breaking national and world news. 
WWL First News with Tommy Tucker:
Joe Biden, the #MeToo movement, and changing behavior in the workplace
Mirande discusses "Impact vs Intent" and how the Joe Biden controversies highlight #MeToo's gray areas.
WWL First News is a daily radio morning show that explores the day's hottest topics. 
Forbes:
Addressing Perceived Gender-Based Pay Disparity in the Workplace
Mirande discusses steps that may be taken to exploring and resolving perceived gender-based pay disparities in the workplace.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Forbes:
How To Investigate And Craft Persuasive Recommendations In Response To Employee Complaints
Mirande discusses the key elements of investigating employee complaints and crafting persuasive recommendations in response to the investigation's findings. 
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions.
Georgetown University:
HR Has a Critical Role in Stopping Sexual Harassment
Mirande discusses the role of policy, training and "bystander empowerment" in helping Human Resources address and reduce sexual harassment. 
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions.
Forbes:
What Organizations Must Know About Due Process In The Age Of #MeToo
Mirande discusses the duties of the individual charged with investigating an employee’s complaint of sexual harassment  and their responsibility to neutrally investigate the complaint and to reach a reasonable and defensible conclusion.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Work and Money:
12 Revelations About Office Relationships in the #MeToo Era
Mirande discusses Office Relationships which haven’t gone away in the #MeToo era, but rather have become more complicated.
Work + Money helps readers navigate their careers, build family savings, understand real estate and business landscapes, and enjoy their wealth and time.
Forbes:
Emerging Human Resources Trends in the Wake of #MeToo
Mirande discusses 2018's #MeToo related HR trends.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Forbes:
Gender-Based Dress Codes: Human Resources, Diversity and Legal Impact
Mirande reviews the ins and outs of imposing a gender based dress code policy.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Forbes:
Five Ways Employees Can be Proactive Against Gender-Based Biases at Work
Mirande evaluates micro-inequities at work and what employees can do to challenge them.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Forbes:
Protecting Your Organization from Retaliation Claims: Learning by Example
Mirande evaluates micro-inequities at work and what employees can do to challenge them.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Forbes:
Here Are 5 Questions To Ask Before Dating A Co-Worker 
Mirande shares her recommendations on five questions to ask before dating a co-worker.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
Forbes:
Why Do Employers Need A Better Elevator Pitch Than Job Seekers?
Mirande speaks about the benefits (and pitfalls) of employees' perceptions of employer branding.
Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
NBC News:
CEOs Are Axing Holiday Parties Because of #MeToo, But the Party Isn't the Problem 
Mirande shares her thoughts on avoiding holiday party behavior which may lead to a sexual harassment claim.
NBC News is a leading news site.
NBC News:
How companies should deal with the threat of gun violence — and what employees can do 
Mirande shares her thoughts on how to avoid workplace violence.
NBC News is a leading news site.
Thrive Global:
3 things I wish someone told me when I first became an author 
Mirande discusses her advice to new and aspiring authors.
Thrive Global is Arianna Huffington's new News Outlet.
Avvo:
Third-gender designation: Does your state recognize it?
Mirande provides an overview of the various state laws and policies for gender markers on official documents.
Avvo is a leading lawyer referral and lawyer review site.
Avvo:
Sexual Harassment: What are the Legal Options for Both Sides?
Mirande chimes in on how best to balance the legitimate interests of all parties involved, including the accuser, accused and the company.
Avvo is a leading lawyer referral and lawyer review site.
Avvo:
Paid time off: What it looks like in 2018
Mirande speaks about the New York State Paid Family Leave Benefits Law going into effect January 2018.
Avvo is a leading lawyer referral and lawyer review site.
American Law Institute - Continuing Legal Education:
Retaliation Update: Don't Get Mad, Don't Get Even, Just Be Savvy
Mirande and mentor legal partner warn against the dangers of retaliating against employees who file complaints.
ALI-ABA had a long history of providing the highest quality continuing legal education.
American Law Institute - American Bar Association:
Enforcing The Prohibitions Against Coaching Deposition Witnesses
Mirande and mentor legal partner discuss the risks of interfering with depositions.
ALI-ABA had a long history of providing the highest quality continuing legal education.
American Law Institute - Continuing Legal Education:
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Mirande and mentor legal partner discuss the Family Medical Leave Act and its protections.
ALI-ABA had a long history of providing the highest quality continuing legal education.
Floor Trends Magazine:
What Retailers Can Do To Prevent Harassment
Mirande shares her thoughts on avoiding holiday party behavior which may lead to a sexual harassment claim.
Floor Trends Mag is a resource for trends, inspirations, best practices in flooring and flooring installation for industry professionals.
Zenefits:
5 Reasons Human Resources Should Embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Mirande weighs in on the potential benefits to Human Resources' departments considering the usage of AI.

Zenefits offers cloud-based software services to companies for managing their Human Resources' needs, with a particular focus on helping them with

health insurance coverage.

Insureon:
How to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Primer for Small Businesses
Mirande advises small businesses that hiring an HR consultant is an investment worth making when compared to the risk of getting an investigation (or other HR matter) wrong.

Insureon is an online insurance agency that gives small-business owners access to property and casualty insurance quotes from multiple carriers.

Fairy God Boss:
What Will Happen to Office Romances in the Wake of #MeToo
Mirande discusses her recommendations for what companies should do when cupid hits and relationships have the danger of going sour.
Fairy God Boss is a go to resource for Company Reviews for Women.
FlexJobs:
Negative Performance Review? Tips to Repair Your Reputation
Mirande coaches employees on what to do if they receive a poor performance review.

Flexjobs allows employees to access hand-screened remote, part-time, freelance, and flexible jobs—quickly and easily.

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