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Private Car Drivers Could Benefit from Mediation
2/12/2019 2:50:28 PM
Description: Those who are hired privately to drive cars are close to getting a new way to resolve disputes with operators.  The National Private Hire Vehicles Association and the National Taxi Association recently announced a mediation service could be


Mediation Session Results in Determination of Responsibility for Milledgeville Library and Animal Control
2/12/2019 2:48:29 PM
Description: The mediation session between Baldwin County officials and the City of Milledgeville led to the determination of which entity is responsible for the city’s library and its animal control department.  Milledgeville will now need to take


Mediation Scheduled for End of January for Berkeley Heights Teachers and School Board
2/12/2019 2:47:45 PM
Description: The mediation session scheduled between the Berkeley Heights Education Association and the Board of Education is scheduled for January 29th – the only date the two groups could agree to meet.  Their goal for the mediation is to reach a


Kingston Coal Workers Headed to Mediation
1/18/2019 3:42:02 PM
Description:   The nation’s first and largest case of mass poisoning by coal ash is headed to mediation. A federal judge recently ordered the contractor and sickened workers to the bargaining table to see if they could reach a settlement on their


Illinois Lieutenant Governor Brings Love of Mediation to New Office
1/5/2019 3:45:58 PM
Description: Mediation just had one of its biggest fans elected to a powerful public office.  Juliana Stratton, who takes oath as the newest Lieutenant Governor of Illinois on January 14, 2019, brings a passion and love of the mediation process – and


Petosky Mediation Group Celebrates 25 Years of Service
1/5/2019 3:44:39 PM
Description: Northern Community Mediation, a Petsokey-based organization that offers mediation services to people in Emmet and Charlevoix counties, is celebrating a quarter century of service this year.  The organization’s goal has always been to help


Yeager Airport Mediation Begins
12/27/2018 12:56:22 PM
Description: Mediation has begun in an effort to resolve the lawsuit regarding the collapse of the Yeager Airport hillside. The mediation involves almost a dozen contractors and insurance carriers.   The sessions are being overseen by three judges,


The Griffith Public School District and the Griffith Federation of Teachers Headed to Mediation over Contract Dispute
12/18/2018 1:23:00 PM
Description:   The Griffith Federation of Teachers, the union representing educators in the district, started mediation with public schools concerning their dispute over a request for an increase in wages. The district has offered the teachers a 1 percent


Princeton Mill Strike Could Be Averted with Mediation
12/5/2018 2:48:46 PM
Description: The two sides involved in the dispute concerning Princeton’s Weyerhaeuser Mill think that mediation could be the key to helping them avoid a strike. Both sides are ready and willing to participate in meetings.   According to Jeff Roos,


Mediation Used to Determine How Tree Issue Will Be Resolved
11/26/2018 12:58:45 PM
Description: The Sheffield City Council recently revealed it intends to reduce the number of trees being cut down. The ongoing tree cutting has been part of a controversial program.   According to the council, it will provide a new proposal that would see