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Knowing the options when facing partnership disputes

The presence of conflict in a business relationship could create a rift between the parties involved and there may be a variety of potential consequences to such a situation. Individuals in Florida who engage in disputes with a business associate may have several options to consider as they prepare to seek an acceptable resolution. Understanding the options to help resolve partnership disputes and the potential benefits of each in turn could prove vital to forming a strategy to the next stages of the process.

Recent studies suggest age discrimination remains an issue

Maintaining a healthy workplace environment free of unfair and unjust treatment is a goal for both employers and employees in Florida and across the nation. Unfortunately, allegations of workplace discrimination continue to be a major concern and the outcome of an investigation into similar claims can have a substantial impact on all parties involved. Although such treatment can come in a variety of forms, recent reports indicate that one of the most common forms of unjust behavior at work involves age discrimination.

Has defamation put your company's reputation at risk?

When you first started your Florida business, you wanted it to become a success. You knew that you would have to gain the trust of investors, employees, clients and customers in order to reach that success. Fortunately, over the years, you have been able to ensure that your company has a standup reputation and an image that people can trust.

Gym owner files breach of contract claim against former coach

Business contracts can include terms that cover a multitude of factors, some of which could be intended to provide protection against actions that could otherwise prove harmful to a company. When individuals in Florida feel that the actions of another party violated the terms of such an agreement, they could choose to take every possible measure to protect their interests. The owner of a gymnastics facility in another state has recently filed a lawsuit accusing a former coach of breach of contract.

Restaurant closes amid noncompete agreement disputes

A business contract between two or more parties in Florida and across the nation could include terms that cover a multitude of factors and scenarios. Due to the complex nature of similar types of arrangements, any disputes that stem from such contracts can be highly debatable matters. A restaurant owner in another state says she was recently forced to close down her business after being accused of violating a noncompete agreement.

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