Contracts

Verizon

About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks

The company and the union are at an impasse with issues like healthcare, offshoring call center jobs, work rules and pensions.
Outsourcing

7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation

Contracts, insurance policies, copyright issues. Yes, you need to think about all this and more to protect yourself whenever you outsource labor.
Contracts

What to Do When Your Outsourced App Developer Screws Up

Not all relationships are perfect when building an app. Here are four tips to follow if you need to get out of the weeds with an unprofessional developer.
Contracts

Using an Independent Contractor? You Need a Rock-Solid Contract.

Using proper legal agreements can minimize risk and improve productivity.
Severance Pay

Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package

The company didn't really mean it, though. Here's what businesses can learn from the bank's confusing cooperation clause.
Ready for Anything

The Secret to Selling to Big Companies

You're smart; you're agile; you can do things the big guys can't. What's to worry about?
Verizon

No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate

Current contracts have expired, but Verizon employees are still at work.
Negotiating

9 Ways to Negotiate a Contract Like a Boss

Finding common ground is an emotionally fraught process. But you have to keep the relationship positive. These are the people you're going to be working with if the contract ends up being signed.
Ask Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Never Miss a Deadline

The good news is you won a big contract. The bad news is you committed to do the impossible.
Ready to Launch

Get Business Agreements in Writing

You might be friends first, but keep things documented when entering a business arrangement.
Government Contracts

4 Tips for Pursuing Government Contracts

Searching for new, paying clients? Here's what you need to know to score opportunities for small businesses and women- or minority-owned firms.
Franchise

The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract

A real estate professional with multiple offices discovers critical terms of her business arrangement the hard way.
Negotiating

How to Set the Right Tone for Contract Negotiations

Reading the fine-print is important, but big picture items -- and a little humor -- go a long way.
Entrepreneurs

5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work

Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US.
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