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Fulltime accuses CBS Interactive of breach of contract

When a company in Florida begins to experience periods of financial difficulty, it could decide to pursue relief by entering a business relationship with another party. Should a company feel the other party failed to uphold the terms set forth in their agreement, it may wish to take steps to protect its business interests. Fulltime Fantasy Sports has recently filed a lawsuit against CBS Interactive, accusing the company of breach of contract.

Understanding why your partnership may be in trouble

When you and your business partner started out, you may have been in complete harmony with one another. You seemed to have similar ideas at the same time and perhaps even finished each other's sentences. Even when your suggestions were dissimilar, you were both focused on taking the business in the same direction, and you complemented each other's strengths and weaknesses.

Uber falls under investigation for gender discrimination

The industry of technology is constantly growing, and the level of competition among individuals in Florida and elsewhere who are seeking employment in this area can be significant. While some level of competition can be healthy, in some cases, it could also lead to allegations unjust treatment should a person be unfairly denied an opportunity to advance his or her career. Uber has recently become the subject of an investigation for gender discrimination after allegations surfaced claiming unfair levels of compensation.

Noncompete agreements: No-poach clauses may limit opportunities

Many individuals in Florida and elsewhere have reached a point in life where a change in employment is necessary. However, in some cases, a person's ability to obtain employment within a similar field may be restricted by the contract he or she signed with the current employer. Noncompete agreements can impact individuals within a variety of fields, and in some cases, a person might even be unaware of the presence of such an agreement.

Dispatch center accuses software company of breach of contract

When a company in Florida decides to make upgrades to daily operations, it may enter negotiations with numerous businesses before making a decision. Upon entering an agreement with another party, a company may expect to receive a quality product, and if the other party fails to deliver, litigation may follow. A fire dispatch center has recently filed a lawsuit against a software company, accusing it of breach of contract and fraud.

Partnerships do not always go as smoothly as hoped

Going into business with a partner may have felt like a wise decision at the time of your company's creation. Certainly, partnerships can offer a great number of benefits to individuals wanting to collectively move forward with a business venture. Of course, what may start out as a seemingly smooth arrangement could face issues over time.

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