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The leaky bottom line: The hidden cost of conflict in the workplace

Human conflict happens in any situation where facts, desires or fears push or pull participants against each other or in divergent directions. Conflict can be unpredictable and is inherently part of what happens when you have multiple...

source: By Yvette Durazo
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Presently, more contracts and disputes are resolved by arbitration. However, Louis Castellano, of Bayshore, New York, had a situation where the contract provided for arbitration of disputes, but before the arbitration hearing was held, the case settled. "In order to receive...

source: New York Law Journal

The credit card industry won a big legal victory on Nov. 17 as a federal appeals court rejected claims by a group of consumers that big issuers colluded to require that disputes be settled in arbitration rather than through class action...

source: Reuters

About 7 in 10 marriages that started in the 1990s reached their 15th anniversary, up from about 65 percent of those that started in the 1970s and 80s. Trends for those who've married during the new millennium show the divorce rate trending...

source: The Buffalo News

Creditors, investors and former officials of MF Global will restart mediation in hopes of reaching a multimillion-dollar settlement of litigation related to the brokerage’s collapse. The parties were to meet Nov. 23 with Magistrate Judge James C. Francis and are "as...

source: The Wall Street Journal

Famed author and lecturer, Dale Carnegie, once observed, "When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion." Conflict in the workplace is normal and can even be constructive when employees respectfully discuss their...

source: Nashville Business Journal

Augusta and 11 other communities in Maine are working with the Restorative Justice Institute of Maine. Restorative justice represents a big shift in how communities hold people accountable to each other for actions that harm others. Community-driven...

source: Bangor Daily News


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