Finding the Right Mediator for Your Claim

When it comes to hiring the right type of mediator for your claims case, it’s important that you look at their qualifications – which matters a lot actually. Because their skills and techniques will vary according to their personality type and experience, you’ll want to make sure that you hire the right type of mediator […]

What You Need to Know About Construction Claims

Written by: Lyle Charles Consulting Construction claims are bound to happen. Many times employers and their representatives draw up a contract that contains a large amount of short comings due to hastiness. They will then defend their modifications claiming that were trying to meet the obligations, obviously knowing that they cannot be defended. Understand the […]

New York During World War II

By Phin Upham One of the byproducts of World War II was labor discrimination laws, if it could be believed, and it centered in New York State. As it had during the Civil War, New York once again supplied a great deal of resources and troops in favor of the war effort. All told, some […]

Europe’s migrant crisis is overheating

An estimated more than 40,000 migrants have landed in many parts of Europe recently, mostly landing in Italy and Greece. They continue to come into Europe from conflicted areas including Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and many African counties. Many are coming in make shift boats and have been rescued at sea. Many lives have been lost […]

Look who is turning 80?

The Social Security system in the United States will turn 80 on August 14, 2015. Social Security is the sole source of income for one in four recipients. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. But more than half of working Americans doubt that it will be there for them when […]

Singapore celebrates 50 years of independence

The city state nation is holding ceremonies to mark its 50th anniversary. It was ejected from the Federation of Malaysia and seen remarkable progress since its separation. Singapore is also a former British colony like many other countries in the region. Its 50th celebration festivities will include people singing the national anthem, parades, convoy of […]

Criticisms of the 1890 Antitrust Act

The Antitrust Act of 1890, also known as “The Sherman Act,” is an important piece of legislation that guides antitrust law today. It’s also highly divisive, with intentionally simple language meant to mimic common law. “Restraint of trade” is a concept that frequently comes into play. At the time, journalists were highly critical of what […]

Greek debt saga takes a dramatic turn

New government in Greece came into power vowing to renegotiate Greek debt. Greece owes more than $271 billion mainly to the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). An installment of $1.72 billion is due to the IMF at the end of June 2015 and rumors are floating that Greece may default […]

Will Greece leave the European Union?

Greece and the European Union (EU) are making headlines again these days. The current government in power in Greece wants to renegotiate bailout money they received from international lenders, the Euro Zone and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Greeks put the new government in power hoping that austerity measures that make their lives more difficult […]