EGO AND THE LAW

Ego and the law are very poor partners. Ego issues combined with poor management practices and procedures can incur massive legal bills.   Case History : A Chemical Sales Engineer, Jim, works for a manager, Ben, who appears to be threatened by Jim. Ben tries to dismiss Jim in a number of ways using erroneous misconduct […]

PREVENTING SMALL ISSUES ESCALATING INTO COSTLY LEGAL BATTLES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING YOUR CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT SYSTEM

Case History 1: Understanding the context of any situation can prevent small issues or misunderstandings from becoming costly disputes. As a labour attorney, I often see how misunderstandings or ego conflicts escalate into expensive legal battles. Two quick case histories to illustrate the point… the names have been changed to protect the parties. A client, […]