The Art of Negotiation by J.A. Marlow
Approx. 11,440 words.
Published on May 28, 2011 by
Star Catcher Publishing.
After overseeing the downsizing of a construction facility at Arcturus, Zada Harper comes face-to-face with an old friend... whom she just helped lay off.
Zada then finds herself the next target of the ISC Corporation layoffs. She is suddenly without a job and forced into automatic arbitration for a severance settlement. But Zada won't go quietly. The ISC feels the sting of her departure.