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Why Not Include a Mediation Clause?

Terms, no matter how well constructed, are always subject to interpretation — be it a matter of definition or context.  The potential for conflict over enforcement is, therefore, ever present. Many employers and employees nowadays know the value of mediation, … Continue reading

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Stay Proactive

It may feel like once a case is filed that the outcome is out of your hands; that the chance to take proactive, ameliorating action is out of reach. That isn’t necessarily so. Pursue mediation. Mediating in the early stages … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

This season brings to mind the many things we have to be grateful for. One for me is being part of a community of people who care about what they do and who they’re helping, and they do their best … Continue reading

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Let Employees Know the Resolution Door Is Open

Perhaps not since the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas headlines has the workplace been so charged with potential and actual reports of sexual misconduct.  Just before those events, in 1991, I’d taken my first law office job in a small labor and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happily, Thanksgiving season is here. It’s a holiday about looking back over the year and giving thanks, and gathering for a meal that celebrates what we are fortunate to have. It’s hard to think about Thanksgiving without the Thanksgiving table. … Continue reading

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