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Ketchikan Teachers Headed to Mediation
4/16/2018 6:15:44 PM
Description: The ongoing negotiations between Ketchikan teachers and the school district over teacher contracts is headed to mediation.   The school district and the Ketchikan Education Association union began in mid-April and brought both sides together


Isla Vista Mediation Program Begins for New Tenants
4/16/2018 6:15:00 PM
Description: More than $30,000 have been awarded to the Isla Vista Community Services District to help launch a landlord/tenant mediation program in conjunction with the Santa Barbara Legal Aid Foundation.  The program began in the beginning of April and


Mediation Results in $150,000 Settlement Regarding County Coroner Sexual Harassment Accusations
4/16/2018 6:14:12 PM
Description: Yakima County will pay a county employee $150,000 after accusations were levied against County Coroner Jack Hawkins.  The path to the settlement included mediation, and while the settlement is significant, the terms of the mediated agreement


Union Strike Planned in Norway; Mediation Kicks Off
4/16/2018 6:13:17 PM
Description:   Norway’s oil and gas production could eventually be affected by a panned strike by union workers.  This comes as mediation kicks off to resolve the matter.   According to reports, Norway’s unions, which includes


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


Kennesaw State University Launches Master’s Program in Mediation
4/10/2018 9:56:26 AM
Description: Kennesaw State University is now offering a master’s degree in conflict management that teaches media skills and prepared graduates to lead mediation programs.  The degree is offered through the School of Conflict, Management,


Mediation Continues in Dispute between EPA and Lafourche Parish
4/10/2018 9:55:41 AM
Description: Negotiations continue between the Lafourche Parish government and the Environmental Protection Agency over a dispute concerning violations of the Clean Water Act in the Choctaw Road Levee.   The EPA filed a complaint against Lafourche Parish


Success of Mediation Rising in Michigan Legal System
4/10/2018 9:54:50 AM
Description: Mediation has been growing in popularity and there is no exception in the Michigan court system.  More and more people are bypassing the courtroom and using mediation to end financial and legal disputes. According to those familiar with the


Mediation Could Be Used to Settle Council Bluffs Dispute
4/10/2018 9:54:13 AM
Description: The dispute between the Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors and the Council Bluffs City Council is headed toward mediation.  The dispute grew from questions about the future of the current police headquarters.    Both sides


Mediation Team Settles on Two New Buildings
4/10/2018 9:53:26 AM
Description: The two sides in the Nicholas County, West Virginia dispute over post-flood high school buildings has potentially been settled.  A tentative decision has been reached that includes a new school complex in the Richwood area and a second complex