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Teamsters Union Postpones Strike during Mediation Attempt
4/16/2018 6:12:19 PM
Description:   Mediation quelled the possibility of a strike regarding the dispute between union employees and the Mahoning County Engineer’s Office.  Teamsters Local 377 issued a strike notice 10 days before they intended to walk out, but then


Ripley School District Likely to Bring in Third-party Mediator
1/29/2018 7:38:42 PM
Description: Those familiar with the allegations against the Ripley’s teachers’ union’s former president believe bringing in a third-party mediator would be beneficial for resolving the dispute.  Many are questioning the most recent


Mediation on the Horizon for Byron School District and Teachers
1/22/2018 10:48:13 PM
Description: The latest budget was unanimously approved in mid-December by the Byron school board members.  The board assumed the three unions would accept the wage freeze when they approved the budget, based on contract talks that had taken place the week


Teacher’s Union and Town of Holliston Headed to Mediation
12/16/2017 3:05:52 PM
Description: Mediation began recently between the Town of Holliston and the district’s teachers’ union.  This occurs three months after the contract expired.  According to the School Committee Chairwoman Anne Louise Hanstad, the two sides


Mediation Could Resolve Dispute over Memphis Confederate Statue
12/6/2017 11:25:36 PM
Description: Ongoing community disputes over historical statues has reached the city of Memphis, and now, mediation could be used to resolve the matter.   In a dispute between the city and the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a mediator will attempt to


Program Teaches Mediation Skills to Kids at Island School
11/13/2017 4:55:46 PM
Description: Seven students from the Island School recently participated in a peer mediation program that will help them learn skills for resolving conflict peacefully.  The program has run for eight weeks and takes place at lunch time and during


Mediation Panel Criticized by Union Official for Not Being Diverse Enough
9/2/2017 5:09:34 PM
Description: The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) President Randy Erwin has expressed concerns over the future of the federal mediation panel that handles disagreements and President Trump’s recent appointment of members that have a


Pendleton Police and City Settle; Fire Department Going to Mediation
7/20/2017 5:38:16 PM
Description: The City of Pendleton and the city’s unionized police force resolved the issue over wages before mediation became necessary, but the city’s fire department is headed to mediation.   The police force will receive an eight


Yellow Springs High School to Create Mediation Protocol
12/26/2016 12:14:01 PM
Description: The group of students and teachers that make up the Yellow Springs High School Student Relations Board will embark on the reconfiguration of the project-based learning contracts signed by students in each class. The goal of the reconfiguration is to


Gulf District Schools Headed to a Hearing Following Mediation
12/26/2016 12:12:46 PM
Description: The labor complaint against the Gulf District School system is headed to a full hearing, following an unsuccessful attempt at mediation. The hearing will take place in front of the Public Employees Relations Commission on January 24th.The two