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Construction company files breach of contract claim

Once a company in Florida or elsewhere enters a contract to perform a major construction project, it may choose to devote all of its efforts into ensuring the project goes as planned. Should the other party choose to allocate a portion of the contracted work to another entity, the resulting loss of work could place the initial company under substantial financial strain. A construction company in another state has recently filed a lawsuit accusing a city of breach of contract under similar circumstances.

Did your employee report you for discrimination?

Perhaps you were blindsided to receive a notice from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, informing you that one of your employees had filed a formal complaint against you for discrimination. On the other hand, in your dealings with this employee, you may not be surprised that he or she would take this route. Nevertheless, the next few months, or longer, may be challenging for you.

The various types of workplace discrimination

There are laws in place that provide individuals in Florida and elsewhere with protection against certain forms of unjust treatment in the workplace. Unfortunately, this might not always stop discrimination from occurring and those who are subjected to such treatment can suffer in a variety of ways. By seeking advice on the various forms of discrimination and the available options for restitution, those who experience a similar scenario could gain a better understanding of how to approach the situation.

Noncompete disputes: Lawsuit brings hotel project to a halt

A hotel construction project in another state has come to a halt after the owner of another establishment filed a lawsuit accusing another party of violating a noncompete agreement. Business owners in Florida who encounter similar circumstances may wish to know more about the available options to help protect their interests, as the outcome of noncompete disputes can have a major impact on the future of their endeavors. However, some business owners might be uncertain where to turn for advice on how best to approach the situation.

Professor accuses Oklahoma University of breach of contract

There are a variety of issues that can create a rift between employees and employers in Florida and elsewhere. However, contract disputes continue to be one of the leading causes of similar forms of conflict, and in some cases, these disputes could leave all parties involved preparing to protect their interests through litigation. A former professor at the University of Oklahoma has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the school after claiming his position was terminated prior to the end of his employment contract.

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