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Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
3/7/2014 7:37:31 PM
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
Workplace Mediation Issue Dismissive Coworkers
3/7/2014 7:04:12 PM
One common cause of grief necessitating workplace mediation between coworkers is when one, especially one in authority, is routinely dismissive. Though perhaps not as severe as bullying and sexual harassment, this behavior can also contribute
Germany's Lufthansa Workers Want Workplace Mediation—But Will They Strike?
3/7/2014 6:57:11 PM
Germany's world-famous airline Lufthansa stated this week that it is open to workplace mediation with the union that represents independent flight attendants (the union is known as UFO).
Unfortunately, the mediation may not work out. The
Mediation, Arbitration or Litagation?
3/7/2014 6:47:44 PM
MEDIATION, ARBITRATION OR LITIGATION:
HOW EMPLOYERS CAN EVALUATE THE OPTIONS
Amy Lieberman, Esq.
Workplace disputes are something that all employers face at some point. The
larger the employer, the more frequently
Mediation Services Disputed in Maryland Board of Educators Meeting
3/7/2014 6:27:42 PM
At the February 23rd Howard County Board of Education meeting in Maryland, a dispute erupted over whether they should, of all things, solicit mediation services. The President of the Howard County Education Association (HCEA), Paul Lemle requested
Workplace Mediation Expected for NJ Teachers, School Board
3/7/2014 6:03:02 PM
A New Jersey school district and its teachers have been unable to reach an agreement, and workplace mediation is expected.
The New Jersey Education Association and the Parsippany Board of Education have been trying and failing to reach an
Facing Mediation? Five Key Strategies You Need to Know
3/7/2014 5:35:28 PM
As a mediation coach, my mantra is “Mediation can be one of the most important days of your life. The decisions made that day can affect you and your family for the rest of your lives.”
I like to remind people of the
IT Firm Infosys and "Whistleblower" Palmer in Pre-Trial Mediation
3/7/2014 5:06:33 PM
IT consultancy firm Infosys and whistleblowing employee Jack Palmer are set to go to pre-trial mediation. Whether this can be considered workplace mediation, or something more legally weighty, both parties seem to be hoping to avoid the August 20
What Is Mediation? When is Mediation Used?
3/7/2014 1:39:28 PM
Knowing what is mediation -- something any person or entity that is involved in a dispute should know. Mediation is most often used in the legal sense as a type of alternative dispute resolution, which is often referred to as ADR. A mediator, who is a
Workplace Mediation for Teachers, District in Geneva, IL
3/7/2014 11:49:30 AM
It looks like there will be talks between the Genva, IL school district and its teachers' union. Both parties requested workplace mediation assistance from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) on Friday, August 31. It's not just