Mediation News

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Teacher contract talks at impasse in Florida; mediation next  Times Herald-Record

FLORIDA — Contract negotiations between the Florida Teachers Association and the Florida Union Free School District ended in an abruptly called impasse on ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

How to use mediation rather than litigation to resolve business disputes  Smart Business Network

Civil litigation very often is mediated, sometimes twice, so that parties in conflict can avoid fighting out a dispute in court.


Friday, March 22, 2019

County approves Alverno Dam mediation agreement - News  Sentinel-Standard

The county was provided with a mediation agreement by FERC for their review and approval. The mediation process is something that will be confidential and ...


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Planned MEA mediation session canceled after mediator gets sick  Manchester Ink Link

A mediation session between the school board's negotiation committee and Manchester Education Association which was to take place Thursday will be ...


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Scheduled mediation session between district negotiators, Manchester teachers union canceled  The Union Leader

MANCHESTER - School officials say a planned mediation session between the district's negotiations team and representatives of the Manchester Education ...


Friday, March 15, 2019

A Closer Look: Mediation in Surrogate's Court | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Families are complex systems. Mediation allows the parties to address emotional and inter-relational matters that cannot be addressed in the courtroom but that ...


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Dublin Teachers Authorize Strike but Still in Mediation  Livermore Independent

The Dublin Teachers Association (DTA) has voted overwhelmingly to authorize its leadership to conduct a districtwide strike, unless negotiations with ...


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Revisiting the Uniform Mediation Act in Connecticut | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

A new opportunity to further strengthen alternative dispute resolution law presents itself in the form of the Uniform Mediation Act.


Friday, March 15, 2019

CoParenter helps divorced parents settle disputes using AI and human mediation  TechCrunch

A former judge and family law educator has teamed up with tech entrepreneurs to launch an app they hope will help divorced parents better manage their ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

Iraqi government will likely favour mediation with PKK over military escalation in Sinjar  IHS Jane's 360

An hour-long exchange of small-arms fire on the Syrian-Iraqi border on 17 March between the Yekîneyên Berxwedana Sengalê (YBS)??, an ethnic Kurdish ...


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Local News, Mediation set in Dias murder case  Bonner County Daily Bee

SANDPOINT — Defense counsel for a Bonner County man charged with first-degree murder is moving to push back pr.


Monday, February 25, 2019

The most powerful tool for a successful mediation  Boston Business Journal

Asymmetric, early information sharing is a powerful tool that belongs in your toolbox.


Monday, February 25, 2019

3 ways a business can use mediation to avoid litigation  Boston Business Journal

Done right, pre-litigation mediation can serve as the confidential extension of business negotiations.


Friday, February 22, 2019

Making Case for Posttrial Mediation | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

The right mediator can provide a *fresh* perspective on the risks of an appeal and the benefits of settlement explain the legal standards that govern the appellate ...


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Liberty Grove and Sister Bay moving closer to mediation  DoorCountyDailyNews.com

The wastewater treatment plant dispute between the Town of Liberty Grove and the Village of Sister Bay will again be addressed Wednesday night with ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

Mediators seek to help farmers  Sentinel-Standard

The Michigan Agricultural Mediation Program is offering its services to farmers whose lands are in dispute with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation ...


Thursday, March 14, 2019

As state lawmakers consider extending foreclosure mediation, communities still see need for program  Hartford Courant

Connecticut's home foreclosure troubles may be dramatically lower statistically than a decade ago, but the Community Renewal Team in Hartford does not see a ...


Friday, March 15, 2019

Federal judge to mediate lawsuits about Ohio State doctor  Washington Post

A senior federal judge from Cincinnati will handle the mediation of two lawsuits filed against Ohio State by scores of men who say the university ignored or failed ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

Mediation fails as Vijayalakshmi gives it a miss  Deccan Herald

Sandalwood actress Vijayalakshmi and an upcoming actor Ravi Prakash have locked horns after he helped her with Rs 1 lakh for her medical treatment, soon ...


Monday, February 25, 2019

Mediation: Don't Sign Anything Without Your Attorney  The Two River Times

By John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and John P. Paone, III, Esq.*. John P. Paone, III, Esq. When attempting to settle issues in a divorce case, parties frequently employ ...


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Arden Hills rejects mediation over 427-acre development at former Army plant  St. Paul Pioneer Press

After being told that mediation was “the only way” to figure out how to develop the long-debated Rice Creek Commons project, the city of Arden Hills has ...


Sunday, March 17, 2019

chronicle-tribune.com  Chronicle-Tribune

Grant County Prosecutor Rodney Faulk has launched a program he hopes will stop some crimes before they are committed and keep minor disputes out of ...


Saturday, March 2, 2019

Mediation is the key to better legal logic  The Pasadena Star-News

Senior Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, being in the judge business, would be out of a job if it weren't for ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

Dublin School District Makes New Contract Offer To Teachers  Dublin, CA Patch

Mediation In Dublin Apparently Fails - Dublin, CA - Fact-finding is next step in in attempts to settle long-running contract dispute with Dublin Teachers ...


Monday, February 25, 2019

Pasco teacher contract talks head to mediation  Tampa Bay Times

Representatives from the United School Employees of Pasco and the Pasco school district administration will try one more avenue to resolve their contract ...


Friday, March 8, 2019

Mediation As An Effective ADR Mechanism  Mediate.com

In this article, Anveksha Padhye does a critical analysis on whether mediation is an effective ADR mechanism or not.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

AGENDA: Polk County Commission to consider community mediation funding  Salem Reporter

The Polk County Commission meets 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 20.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

SCO offers “mediation” to smoothen India-Pakistan talks  The Hindu

Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after a suicide bomber of terror group JeM killed 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama.


Friday, March 8, 2019

India’s Top Court Orders Mediation on Contested Temple Site  Bloomberg

India's top court ordered petitioners to mediate and find a solution to a land-ownership case in the northern city of Ayodhya, the latest attempt to solve the ...


Friday, March 8, 2019

Gov. Ned Lamont says he fully supports foreclosure mediation program, but it could be absorbed into state’s co  Hartford Courant

Gov. Ned Lamont maintains he fully supports the state's foreclosure mediation program even though funding does not appear in his budget proposal.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Arden Hills says no to TCAAP mediation  Star Tribune

The Arden Hills City Council has rejected Ramsey County's request for a mediator to hash out development differences at Rice Creek Commons, the largest ...


Saturday, March 9, 2019

Teachers union seeks mediation after contract negotiations stall with OPS  Omaha World-Herald

OPS and the Omaha Education Association, the union representing teachers, have been trying to negotiate a new contract since December. Last month, OPS ...


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Farmer-lender mediation is worthy tool | Agri News Opinion  PostBulletin.com

Minnesota farmers have a useful tool to help them work through difficult financial times. The Minnesota Farmer-Lender Mediation Act requires any lender that ...


Friday, March 8, 2019

Use of Mediation During Divorce Proceedings in India  Mediate.com

In this blog post, Saakshi Jain, student, Amity University, Lucknow Campus writes about Mediation, a must and compulsory process in India. This post also ...


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Teachers union seeks mediation as negotiations with city stall out  Manchester Ink Link

There will be no further contract discussions until the mediation session scheduled for March 21, 2019.


Monday, February 25, 2019

Legislation Proposes Mandatory Mediation in Kuleana Land Disputes  Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2

Remember when Mark Zuckerberg caused public outcry on Kauaʻi after seeking land titles from kuleana property owners? Yeah, Hawaiʻi lawmakers haven't.


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Why not mediate or arbitrate  Idaho State Journal

I knew nothing about mediation when it first came into practice in Idaho's legal system in the early 1990s. We were not taught anything about the subject in law ...


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Duke announces it will not participate in light rail mediation requested by GoTriangle officials  Duke Chronicle

In a letter to GoTriangle Thursday, University officials announced that Duke will not participate in mediation that was requested by local officials regarding the ...


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Cincinnati Judge To Mediate Ohio State Sexual Abuse Lawsuits  WVXU

A senior federal judge from Cincinnati will handle the mediation of two lawsuits filed against Ohio State by scores of men alleging the university ignored.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Lawmakers and medical community divided on surprise billing legislation  KMID - Local 2 News

Texans left with surprise medical bills after receiving treatment told a panel of Texas Senate lawmakers patients should be left out of balance billing battles.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Bankruptcy Judge Pushes New Sears to Resolve Dispute With Old Company  Wall Street Journal

Edward Lampert's new Sears was pushed by a bankruptcy judge to smooth over its disagreements with the entity left behind in bankruptcy protection.


Friday, February 22, 2019

Strauss investigation 'nearing its conclusion' as mediation search continues  OSU - The Lantern

The investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against former Ohio State doctor Richard Strauss is “nearing its conclusion,” Provost Bruce McPheron said ...


Friday, March 1, 2019

Venezuela stalemate calls for third-party mediation, monitored elections  Axios

More than a month after Venezuelan National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó claimed the interim presidency, recognized by the U.S. and dozens of other nations ...


Thursday, February 21, 2019

County, rail operator set for mediation  The Columbian

Following months of increasing rancor, Clark County and the Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad, the company contracted to operate the county-owned rail ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

The Urdu Press: Mediation matters  The Indian Express

On March 9, Munsif carried an editorial titled; “Is the Court Order a Vain Attempt?” The editorial makes some crucial points regarding the Supreme Court decision ...


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Salina, U.S. to enter mediation in environmental lawsuit  Salina Journal

A lawsuit between four local governments and the U.S. federal government regarding environmental pollution at the location of the former Schilling Air Force ...


Monday, March 4, 2019

City of Richmond Hill and Bryan County will start mediation in lawsuit  WTOC

After months of disagreements, Bryan County and the City of Richmond Hill might be looking at the light at the end of tunnel.


Friday, March 22, 2019

Bar Buzz: No-conflict divorce?  Minnesota Lawyer

Bipartisan legislation that forms a task force to examine divorce's impact on children is moving through the Minnesota House. The same measure also has made.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Ayodhya and mediation: the dome to protect is the Constitution  The Hindu

A crucial question in the Ayodhya matter concerns India's vision at independence.


Friday, March 1, 2019

City of Memphis, Elvis Presley Enterprises headed to mediation over arena dispute  Memphis Business Journal

The City of Memphis and Elvis Presley Enterprises are headed to mediation.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Allstate Case Goes To Mediation  glassBYTEs

The lawsuit between Allstate, Auto Glass America LLC of Florida (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly has gone to mediation. It was referred yesterday.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Dublin Teachers Contract Dispute In Mediation  Dublin, CA Patch

School Contract Negotiations - Dublin, CA - State mediator will attempt to resolve differences after Dublin Teachers Association declared an impasse in contract ...


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Will a court-mandated mediation on Ayodhya solve the issue?  The Hindu

The Supreme Court's attempt at mediation has its share of supporters and critics.


Friday, March 8, 2019

Mediation Perspectives: Small Steps to Peace  CSS Resources

By Florian Meyer. Dekha Ibrahim Abdi. Photo © Emma Leslie. This article was originally published by ETH News on 8 March 2019. Many small, local steps may ...


Thursday, March 21, 2019

TheFace: Rozana Al-Tayyar, professional mediator in business disputes  Arabnews

The business arena is a tough one, and ultimately, it is all about ensuring the success and growth of an endeavor. They do not always work out. Partners go ...


Saturday, February 23, 2019

Afton Marina dispute headed to court after mediation efforts fail  St. Paul Pioneer Press

An Afton dispute over access to a proposed restaurant along the St. Croix River appears headed to court. How did we get here? The Afton Marina and Yacht ...


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Parliament votes down bill on mediation  Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

The Verkhovna Rada has rejected the bill on mediation at second reading. — Ukrinform.


Sunday, March 3, 2019

MIND YOUR HEALTH: Couple or family mediation can be of great benefit  Lake Oconee Breeze

Disputes happen between husbands and wives. Disagreements occur in families.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ohio Auditor Wants To Expand Public Records Mediation Program  WOSU

Many local and state government records must be provided, upon request, to the public. When there is a dispute over whether records are public, involved.


Saturday, March 16, 2019

Seer urges SC to replace Ravi Shankar from mediation  Deccan Herald

Spiritual leader Adhokshajanand Deo Tirtha Maharaj on Saturday called for replacing Sri Sri Ravi Shankar from the panel formed by the Supreme Court to ...


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

India's Ambassador To Russia Lied About Rejecting International Mediation  http://www.eurasiafuture.com/

The Chinese Foreign Ministry, the Emirati Ambassador To India, and several unnamed US diplomatic sources all released statements around the same time ...


Sunday, March 10, 2019

Henry County seeking mediation in taxpayer burden rift with its cities  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Henry County seeks mediation to get a deal on municipal services cost adjustments with its cities.


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Dickenson boards take steps toward mediation  Coalfield.com

CLINTWOOD — Dickenson County supervisors and school board members have agreed to a mediation process to help break their stalemate over where to ...


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Ottawa Senators Arena Mediation Talks Fall Short  Arena Digest

Ottawa Senators arena mediation talks did not salvage a LeBreton Flats development proposal, leaving questions about the team's long-term facility plan.


Saturday, March 9, 2019

Egyptian mediator: Progress in talks between Israel, Hamas  The Times of Israel

Official says tentative agreement would see Gaza rulers 'freeze' use of airborne incendiary devices in exchange for easing of economic restrictions.


Friday, March 8, 2019

KYW Philadelphia Employees Ask For Mediation  Radio Ink

SAG-AFTRA has been using the media to try to help in its contract negotiations with Entercom in several cities. Yesterday The Philadelphia Business Journal ...


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Registration is open for next mediation training | Health News  The Sylva Herald

Mountain Mediation Services will offer a Community Mediation Training from March 19-21 at the Southwestern Planning Commission in Webster.


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Editorial: Bend did not do enough to help neighbors of homeless shelter  Bend Bulletin

Half a dozen visitors got up at Wednesday's Bend City Council meeting and told councilors about human waste, trash, camping and other problems in their ...


Monday, March 4, 2019

Hamas leader says Egypt is renewing Gaza mediation efforts  Fox News

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The leader of Gaza's ruling Hamas movement says Egypt is launching a new round of mediation to secure a cease-fire between the ...


Saturday, March 16, 2019

SC refers Bengaluru temple dispute to HC for mediation  Deccan Herald

The Supreme Court has referred a dispute on management and control of a prominent Bengaluru temple for mediation before the Karnataka High Court.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Memorandum Signed To Develop Mediation Rules For Disputes Over China BRI Projects - Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

On January 24 2019, the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the China Council for the ...


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Duke Invited to Mediation Over Light Rail Concerns by GoTriangle  Chapelboro.com

Transit officials are hoping one last olive branch can get the Durham – Orange Light Rail transit project back on track after a recent setback.


Friday, March 1, 2019

Philippines: mediation rules revised  Lexology

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (“IPOPHL”) under the Intellectual Property Code of Philippines has revised the Rules on Mediation and ...


Saturday, March 9, 2019

SC orders mediation in Ayodhya dispute  Deccan Herald

The Supreme Court on Friday referred the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for mediation and appointed former apex court ...


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Federal Mediator Explains Role in Wabtec - UE Labor Dispute  erienewsnow.com

So strike, walkout or lockout, who is right? Michael Franczak, Regional Director for The Federal Mediation and Conciliation *Service* says that's not the question.


Friday, March 22, 2019

New Jersey Statute Regulates Settlement Agreements  Mediate.com

Many New Jersey mediators consider it their responsibility to encourage parties' counsel, when drafting an MOU memorializing a settlement agreement at the ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

Lebanese President: Russia can mediate between Lebanon and Israel  The Jerusalem Post

Lebanese President Michel Aoun addressed the dispute with Israel over the maritime border ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

MIT Taps Prominent Mediator to Resolve Retirement Plan Suit  Bloomberg Law

Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced plans to take a pending class action over its retirement plan to a professional mediator.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute continues despite Ethiopia mediation  TRT World

Kenya and Somalia have failed to reach an amicable solution over ownership of the 162579 sq km triangle of disputed maritime territory in the Indian Ocean.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

HCC running new series of mediation training courses  Afro American Point of View

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Community College is running a new series of mediation training courses this spring, including a free two-hour introduction class on ...


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

No More Extensions Expected for Ottawa Senators Arena Mediation  Arena Digest

Ongoing Ottawa Senators arena mediation efforts have a deadline of Thursday that cannot be extended, warns one key official as that ate approaches.


Saturday, February 23, 2019

Mediation resolves dispute over 2nd Lordstown power plant  Youngstown Vindicator

By Ed Runyan · [email protected] LORDSTOWN. Six months of mediation in a 2017 lawsuit has resolved a dispute between the owners of the Lordstown ...


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

UE Local 506/618 releases statement amid mediation negotiations  YourErie

UE Local 506/618 releases a statement today, as officials from their union and Wabtec meet for mediation. Stay tuned to JET 24 Action News for more ...


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Federal Mediators Reach Out to UE Union  erienewsnow.com

Federal mediators have reached out to picketing members of UE Locals 506 and 618 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America.


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Russia eyes Oman as mediator for regional crises  Al-Monitor

Moscow praises Muscat's stance on regional issues, and seeks to boost its mediation profile.


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Magical, Moving Mediation  Wave of Long Island

Rockaway residents are surrounded by hard-working local business owners who are a source of inspiration to get up and seize the day. This week, The Wave ...


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ayodhya dispute mediation process begins in Faizabad  The Hindu

The Faizabad administration had issued notice to 25 litigants on behalf of the Supreme Court-appointed panel.


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Russia offers to help mediate between India and Pakistan  Reuters

Russia is ready to mediate between India and Pakistan to try to calm tensions between the two nuclear powers, Russian government officials said on Thursday, ...


Friday, March 22, 2019

Judge urges school district, parents to resolve sexual-harassment case  Palo Alto Online

A judge said Friday that she needed more time to consider a female Gunn High School student's petition to ban from the school's robotics team a male student ...


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Through Omani mediation, Houthis release Indonesian, Malaysian in Yemen  Middle East Monitor

The Omani foreign ministry yesterday announced that it had assisted negotiate the release of an Indonesian and a Malaysian held by Houthis in Yemen.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

7 Meditations To Help You Remain Zen During The March Full Moon  Bustle

On Wednesday, March 20, at 9:43 p.m ET, March's full moon will shine in the sky, bringing the winter season to an end and making way for the spring to unfold.


Thursday, February 28, 2019

How an outside mediator helped broker Virginia's new solar legislation  Energy News Network

Nobody got everything they wanted, but it advanced the cause of rooftop solar and net metering,” an advocate said.


Friday, March 22, 2019

Governing Beyond Fear and Anger  Slate

In the week since a gunman attacked two mosques in Christchurch, killing 50 people, the world's eyes have been on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda ...


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Woman killed by husband before divorce mediation  NHK WORLD

A Japanese woman has been fatally stabbed by her husband when she was going to a court that would mediate their divorce settlement.


Thursday, March 7, 2019

KYW anchors ask feds to intervene in union battle  Philadelphia Business Journal

Claiming station owner Entercom Communications Corp. is “low-balling” them during contract negotiations, the union representing on-air personalities at KYW ...


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ohio State, Strauss accusers can't reach mediator  OSU - The Lantern

Ohio State and accusers of sexual abuse from former Ohio State doctor Richard Strauss have missed another deadline to agree on a mediator, according to ...


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers merrily mediate the Trump-George Conway family feud  The Week Magazine

President Trump continues to snipe at the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), and The Daily Show's Trevor Noah continues to be amazed. "I really can't believe ...


Monday, March 4, 2019

Instead of a surprise in the mail, costly ER bills could be sent straight to mediation in Texas  Austin Business Journal

Health insurance providers like the bill while doctors oppose it as "no better than a single-payer, big government solution."


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Hong Kong or Singapore: who to trust on belt and road disputes?  South China Morning Post

As the two cities vie to be the destination of choice for settling legal disputes over Xi Jinping's signature project they face an uneasy task: keeping China ...


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Strike or lockout possible after mediation fails between U of R, union  Regina Leader-Post

Academic staff at the University of Regina may strike before the semester is over, after mediation failed to achieve a bargaining agreement.