Top 10 Business Dispute Articles

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Top 10 Business Dispute Articles

In the short-term, job stress can lead to headaches, sleep disturbances, difficulty concentrating, a short temper, and low morale. In the long run, job stress can lead to cardiovascular disease, psychological disorders, and even cancer.

Business disputes are a major source of job stress. To cut down on the stress, employees and employers should both know how to deal with business disputes. The following top ten "business dispute" articles give some insight into business disputes, employee handbooks, workforce reduction, disciplinary policies, and other related issues.

1. Workplace Disputes

This article offers some general information that may help an employee who is looking to resolve a workplace problem.

2. Work Product Disputes

"Work product" is anything created by an employee. Usually, the employment contract specifies when the employee’s "work product" becomes the property of the employer. However, there are some instances where ownership is not clear. This article discusses what to do if there is a dispute over ownership of work product.

3. Workforce Reductions and Downsizing

Workforce reduction (a.k.a. "downsizing") occurs when an employer institutes a mass termination of employees in an effort to reduce costs.

4. Workplace Disciplinary Policies

This is a good article for employers who are thinking about implementing workplace disciplinary policies. It explains how the employer should design the policy and how an employer could avoid liability when disciplining an employee.

5. Filing a Complaint Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides required medical leave for employees. When an employer violates the FMLA, an employee can file a complaint.

6. Workplace Bullying Lawyers

This article explains what workplace bullying is, gives examples of types of workplace bullying, and discusses legal remedies for workplace bullying.

7. Workplace Relationships

A workplace relationship can sometimes cause legal issues. For instance, a workplace relationship can result in claims for sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and conflict of interest.

8. How to File a Complaint Against an Employer

This article explains how to file an employment complaint against an employer.

9. Disputes Over Job Rights

"Job rights" (a.k.a. "employment rights") are the rights of workers regarding their work arrangement.

10. Employee Handbooks and Workplace Disputes

An employee handbook explains the process for reporting workplace disputes. Most workplace disputes are handled internally through the procedures in the workplace handbook. However, if the workplace handbook does not provide an adequate remedy, the employee might need to file a claim with the EEOC or file a civil lawsuit.

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Last Modified: 10-22-2013 01:03 PM PDT

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