Posted on February 10, 2017 by Julie Brook, Esq.
When you’re negotiating settlement of an employment action, you have much more to consider than just “how much money.” There are many nonmonetary remedies that can—either alone or combined with money—bring the parties to agreement. And how money is paid out can also be a good bargaining chip. Continue reading
Filed under: Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Legal Topics, Litigation Strategy, Settlement Negotiation | Tagged: employees, employers, employment actions, employment discrimination, employment litigation, negotiation, non-monetary settlement terms, settlement, wrongful termination | 1 Comment »
Posted on September 21, 2016 by CEB
The following is a guest blog post by Jeffrey D. Polsky, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, where he counsels employers on California employment law issues, represents them in litigation, and writes for Fox Rothschild’s California Employment Law Blog.
Should employers have mandatory arbitration agreements with their employees? Having tried and arbitrated dozens of cases on behalf of employers, here are what I see as the pros and cons—and where I stand on the question. Continue reading
Filed under: Business Law, Compliance/Best Practices, Employment Law, Legal Topics | Tagged: arbitration provision, contractual arbitration, employees, employers, employment agreement, employment contract, employment litigation, mandatory arbitration agreement | 5 Comments »
Posted on May 12, 2014 by Julie Brook, Esq.
Deciding whether and when to mediate an employment case can be complex, but here are some factors that will help both sides of the case make the decision. Continue reading
Filed under: Employment Law, Legal Topics | Tagged: ADR, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, employer and employees, employment discrimination, employment litigation, empoyment law, mediation, mediator, settlement, wrongful termination | 3 Comments »
Posted on October 15, 2012 by Julie Brook, Esq.
A potential client comes to you complaining that he or she was wrongfully fired. Before jumping to grab your retainer agreement, be sure this is a case you really want to take. Continue reading
Filed under: Employment Law, Legal Topics | Tagged: discrimination, employee, employer, employment litigation, HR, wrongful termination | 3 Comments »