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An open door policy can help avoid disputes

Employment disputes can arise for all manner of reasons. The disputes may focus are job responsibilities, contract lengths, pay scales, and much more. Disputes sometimes focus on the termination of a contract on grounds that are thought to be illegal -- for example, when an employee feels that he or she was fired because of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or age.

Watch out for 'textual' harassment in the workplace

Sexual harassment may be illegal, but it's been in the workplace forever. With the rise of smartphones and social media, though, experts warn that another emerging trend is harassment that takes place through text messages. They're often calling it "textual harassment."

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