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Nissan Rejects Mediation Offer Over Attempted Unionization in Mississippi
2/12/2015 10:53:05 PM
Description: Nissan Motor Company’s resistance to attempts by United Auto Workers (UAW) to organize the workers at its Smyrna, Mississippi plant continues, even as the union formally requested a State Department mediator be assigned to the situation,


Garbage Collectors in Maryland Agree to Mediation
1/24/2015 1:35:28 PM
Description: Following a thirteen-day strike that saw trash pile up in the area, newly unionized garbage collectors have agreed to enter into mediation with their employer, Unity Disposal, and return to work while a new contract is negotiated.  The strike


Mediation Delayed in Sacramento Teacher’s Union Dispute
1/17/2015 12:13:04 PM
Description: A court-ordered mediation to settle an ongoing dispute over health care between the Sacramento City Unified School District and the Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) has been delayed by mutual consent because the district needs more time


Family mediation / Business mediation? What’s the difference?
8/5/2014 11:11:05 AM
Description:   People occasionally approach me to ask if I would mediate a business dispute. While I do believe that an experienced mediator could address either a divorce or a business dispute, I personally choose to work with all types of family


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:15:06 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:14:40 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:14:10 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and


Chinese Workers Reject Walmart Mediation Plan
6/6/2014 5:14:07 PM
Description: The closing of a Walmart store in China's Hunan Province has prompted a lawsuit filed against the American corporation by a collection of workers laid off in the process.  The lawsuit was sent to mediation between the workers and Walmart, which


United Auto Workers Requests Mediation over Nissan Plant
5/8/2014 5:08:22 PM
Description:   Claiming that automaker Nissan has been willfully intimidating and obliquely threatening workers at a Mississippi plant in an effort to discourage the formation of a union, the United Auto Workers have filed a request for mediation with the


Parent coordinators? Who are they?
5/6/2014 3:01:31 PM
Description:   A Parent Coordinator (PC) is usually a licensed mental health professional or an attorney assigned by the courts to manage ongoing issues in high-conflict parenting cases. The PC’s decisions then become court-ordered. We are also