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Looking At Equal Pay: What It’s Based On, Where It’s Found, And the Resolution-Value of Mediation (Confidentiality) For All

To help highlight the breadth of consideration Equal Pay issues ought to receive, by plaintiffs and defendants, I found an article by Allen Smith, J.D. which I believe encapsulates the gravamen of Equal Pay litigation.  “Tougher State Laws Increase Scrutiny … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of Mediating Noncompliance Matters – Sooner Rather Than Later

Stakes over noncompliance are getting higher. Partly because there is more to keep abreast of, and partly because of increased enforcement. Recent changes in workplace law reflect a robust effort afoot to find, crack down on and deter future noncompliance … Continue reading

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What Soft Skills Can Do For You In Negotiation

What can soft skills do for you in negotiation?  Open important things:  ears, minds, dialogues, resolution pathways, and more. This is because soft skills have the ability to engender trust which, in turn, facilitates cooperation, collaboration and decision-making.  Negotiations with … Continue reading

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Why Great Negotiators Earn More Money, By Katie Shonk

Why Great Negotiators Earn More Money BY KATIE SHONK — ON OCTOBER 1ST, 2018 / SALARY NEGOTIATIONS “Great negotiators understand that the more issues they add to the negotiation, the more money they are likely to make.”  https://www.pon.harvard.edu/daily/salary-negotiations/great-negotiators-earn-money/ Having been a student of the Program on Negotiation, … Continue reading

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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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