The answer for most difficulties in relationships, employment-related or otherwise, is to communicate more – not less. Nevertheless, communicating in a tense work environment, when making eye-contact is hard enough, can be very difficult. Additionally, we may wonder whether the other side is even going to listen. Will they be
Employers generally have no interest in treating their employees unfairly. It just isn’t good for business. As an employer, you likely know that if your staff are upset, they will be less productive. You also know that dealing with personal grievances consumes management time that could be better spent elsewhere.
The nature of employment law claims often allows early resolution without lengthy and costly litigation. That is because the sums at issue often do not justify the expense of court disputes. Often employees and employers would rather get on with their lives than expose themselves to further risk and cost.