38. Disputes – Avoiding Them

"The most important thing in communication is what isn’t being said. The art of reading between the lines is a lifelong quest of the wise."
Shannon L. Alder

Read our Newsletters and Q & A’s:

i. Reasons for Disputes

  1. NL 1: Email at Work – Avoid These “Dozen Digital Disasters”
  2. NL 2: “The Three Kinds of Fraud – Recognizing and Avoiding Them at Work”
  3. QA 1: “If a firm was representing me in my case against my employer and was also doing work for my employer, is that a ‘conflict of interest’?”
  4. QA 2: “If my boss approves a payment to me in error, am I entitled to receive it?”
  5. QA 3: “If my employer paid me late, and I incurred overdraft charges as a result, what can I do?”
  6. QA 4: Job Description was very wrong. Any recourse?

ii. Avoiding Disputes

  1. NL 1: Did You Know That . . . Recording Calls or Meetings Can Get You Fired
  2. NL 2: Don’t be too Rational . . . It’s not Logical.
  3. NL 3: Gifts at Work – Giving or Accepting – are Not Wise
  4. NL 4: Giving and Receiving Gifts at Work -Ten Practical Precautions
  5. NL 5: Job Security Secret: “It’s a pebble . . . not a mountain.”
  6. NL 6: “Box Breathe” to Lower Stress at Work
  7. NL 7: “Is My Employment Discrimination Case Strong? – Here’s How to Tell”
  8. QA 1: “Can a letter be considered a verbal warning?”
  9. QA 2: “Can I do work ‘on the side’ so long as it doesn’t violate the non-compete I signed?”
  10. QA 3: “How should I tell Senior Management I don’t want to work for my new boss?”
  11. QA 4: “If I work during FMLA leave, without prior approval, do I get paid?”
  12. QA 5: “My Boss Complains Behind My Back – How Should I Respond?”
  13. QA 6: Boss forged my signature. What do I do?
  14. QA 7: Can I report something to HR and ask them to keep it confidential?
  15. QA 8: Did You Know That . . . Recording Calls or Meetings Can Get You Fired
  16. QA 9: Job Security Secret: “It’s a pebble . . . not a mountain.”
  17. QA 10: Workplace Negotiating Insight No. 14: Don’t Trust Promises from Those Who Don’t Honor Them
  18. WD 1: Work for Hire – Key Words & Phrases

“If you live your life the right way,
your later years will not be a winter,
but rather a harvest.”

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