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What to Expect From Your Labor Case?

A labor case may take longer than expected. These are often difficult to present and need copious amounts of evidence to prove an employee or potential employee's case. Having an avocat droit du travail can make the entire process a breeze. However, if you're dealing with a possible labor law dispute, you'll likely have questions. These can include how long the process takes, what to expect, and many more. 
How Long Do They Take?
It can vary. Many discrimination cases have been known to take upwards of two to three years to complete. As you can imagine, this is a lengthy process. Though not every case will take years to complete, you can expect there to be at least a few months for the example to proceed. Your attorney should be able to give you a rough estimate as to what the expected time frame may be.
Mediation Versus Arbitration
While these follow the same principles of resolving a dispute, they have two different outcomes. With mediation, there is a third party there to discuss what two parties should do. With arbitration, two parties give the power to an arbitrator to make the decisions. Your attorney may recommend one or the other to help resolve the issues, especially if the trial can be avoided. This is often a more practical and cost-effective approach for clients. 
Collection of Evidence
You can't make a claim that an employer has discriminated against or wrongfully terminated without some type of proof. If this wasn't the case, most individuals or those that are seeking to improve their situation might just make claims all the time. This is a challenging area of law to prove. Often when hiring discrimination situations occur, more than one person may be affected. And this instance, an attorney may look for others that can corroborate your story of inappropriate hiring practices. Some discrimination cases include not being hired based on your race, gender, sex, religious background, etc.
Possible Court Hearings
If the employer is unwilling to settle out of court, you may have to go to court. If this happens, you'll want to have an experienced attorney on your side. Often cases, where you have to go to court, are more challenging to try, more time consuming, and require much more effort on behalf of the attorney. Though someone with excellent negotiation skills may be able to settle your case out of court, you'll also need this characteristic if you find yourself needing to litigate and get the justice you deserve. However, often if you have to go to court, the payout is increased based on time, attorney fees, time out of work, and much more.