Resolving a contract dispute before it hurts the bottom line

In the Louisiana business world, it’s not uncommon for workers and management to disagree from time to time. Whether issues pertain to wages, work hours and overtime, or health care benefits, a contract dispute can place a company’s bottom line at risk. Productivity and profitability are easily adversely affected when contract disagreements remain unresolved for […]

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Governor in another state to appeal contract dispute ruling

When government entities oppose one another, things can get pretty messy. Louisiana business owners may relate to a current contract dispute raging in another state. Basically, two parties signed an agreement, which the governor of the state approved; however, a circuit judge has ruled that the contract was not legal. To avoid these types of problems, many […]

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Contract dispute rages on; union plans to strike

Most government workers and others in Louisiana understand that business relationships sometimes suffer and disagreements arise that can have long-lasting negative effects on many people. A contract dispute that’s been raging for two years in another state is a perfect example of this type of contentious situation. This particular disagreement involves a governor and tens of thousands […]

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Another NASCAR contract dispute

An earlier post on this blog discussed NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick’s recent disagreement with racing company management. Since then, another contract dispute has surfaced involving Kurt Busch, an American stock car driver many Louisiana race fans like to follow. Sports Management Network is suing him for more than $1 million, saying he has failed to pay required […]

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Offer and acceptance tentative, but union president is pleased

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Contract Disputes on Friday, January 27, 2017. In Louisiana and other jurisdictions, contract negotiations can be intense, especially if the parties disagree on certain terms. A recent pact between the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Transit Workers Union is said to have included some very contentious debates before a tentative offer and […]

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How to obtain swift solutions to contract dispute problems

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Contract Disputes on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Most business owners and workers in Louisiana are familiar with contracts. Such agreements are typically integral components to business-related matters in a variety of capacities. From agreements between employers and employees to those forged between one or more subcontracted parties, contracts are legally binding […]

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Contract dispute raging between Hearst Television and DirecTV

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Contract Disputes on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Many Louisiana residents enjoy tuning into their favorite television shows throughout the day. It’s understandable that those who subscribe to DirecTV may become frustrated when they turn on their televisions and learn the signal to certain stations is being blocked. This is a current […]

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Overcoming a contract dispute to avoid economic loss

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Contract Disputes on Monday, January 23, 2017. Contracts are integral to business relationships in Louisiana and throughout the nation. There are many types of contracts because such documents are highly customizable to and can be written to align with particular business needs and goals. When a contract dispute arises, however, production, […]

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