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Mandatory Binding Arbitration—Ensure Your Plan Is Usable

June 1, 1997
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The enforceability of mandatory binding arbitration, generally the final step in a company's ADR process, is itself under fierce litigation in both state and federal courts. How to make your provisions more legally defensible.
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Blow the Whistle On Employment Disputes

May 1, 1997
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For years, companies have shied away from employment contracts fearing the courts would interpret them as a promise of employment. But runaway litigation costs are causing many employers to use a new form of contract-the mandatory arbitration agreement -- resulting in faster conflict resolution, lower legal costs and happier employees.
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Weigh the Pros Against the Cons

May 1, 1997
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An overview of the benefits and potential pitfalls of mandatory employment arbitration.
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Adversaries Find Common Ground

March 1, 1997
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HR managers often dread contract negotiations. At Phoenix-based Salt River Project, managers and employees were proactive. An SRP representative tells how the company learned to settle its major issues ahead of time through relationship-building and inter
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Is Pro-Worker Good Business

October 1, 1996
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Politicians push business to be employee-friendly, not continue to support laws that neglect the needs of business. —HR
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The Unions' Power To Sue Is Growing

September 1, 1996
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The Supreme Court has granted unions the power to sue on behalf of members for violation of the WARN Act.
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Positive Discipline -- Sending the Right or Wrong Message

August 1, 1996
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Today's HR professionals are required to have a vast amount of knowledge on a wide array of topics. Let Personnel Journal find the experts to answer questions on the personnel issues important to you. Your colleagues asked: How effective is
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