Archives for March 2015

Top Three Tips for Ending Business Partner Disputes

A good relationship can turn ugly when you’re not prepared for the conflict.  Unfortunately, even business partners that have worked well together in the past can struggle over certain issues.  If these cases can’t be resolved on your own, you might turn to arbitration or mediation to help you resolve the conflict.

There are some steps you can take to help facilitate conflict resolution effectively.  In the midst of a partnership dispute, being committed to finding common ground can go a long way towards promoting a peaceful working relationship. [Read more…]

How Can I Be Sure That My Labor and Employment Arbitrator is Ethical?

Alongside mediation, arbitration has become very popular as a way to deal effectively with employment law conflicts.  Even so, a party preparing for arbitration might be concerned about the neutral individual handing down a binding decision in the case.

Although an arbitrator is different from a judge, the marketplace for arbitration has helped to promote only those individuals who engage in the process ethically.  There are a couple of reasons for this.  The first is that parties are free to jointly choose any arbitrator and one who is unethical or who has developed a bad reputation is likely to be weeded out early on in exchange for those individuals with solid experience and references. [Read more…]