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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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Post-Session Help

Although the mediation has ended, the mediator’s services may come in handy post-session, too. I received two such calls this week.  One simply asking for clarification on the expected mail-date of the settlement check.  The other, more involved. 

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You Never Know

I asked my intern between caucuses, “How do you think the party’s doing?” and she told me her prediction:  ”I don’t think it’s going to settle.”   That wasn’t what I was going for, but I can understand her focus, … Continue reading

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