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Union Calling for Federal Mediator
7/6/2020 11:11:39 AM
Description: The Bath Iron Works Union is calling for a federal mediator to resolve its strike and allow workers to get back on the job. The strike currently affects more than 4000 members of the Machinists Union Local S6. They went on strike following their


Mediation Could Help Businesses with COVID-19 Disputes
6/10/2020 11:33:16 AM
Description: The US is encouraging businesses to avoid lawsuits related to the COVID-19 pandemic by utilizing mediation. There are concerns that the virus and everything that it triggered will result in numerous lawsuits that will overload the court system and


New Mediation Center Announces Opening in London
6/10/2020 11:32:18 AM
Description:   A group of experienced mediators has come together to open the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM). The London-based alternative dispute resolution center opened in late May and features a panel of nearly two dozen mediators


Firefighters Union and Watertown Headed to Mediation
6/10/2020 11:30:00 AM
Description: Mediation is scheduled June 11th for the city of Watertown and its firefighters’ union to discuss what comes next in their labor negotiations.   According to the director of the conciliation with the Public Employment Relation Board in


Trader Joe’s Delivery Drivers Classified as IC’s Entering Mediation
6/3/2020 11:03:21 AM
Description: Mediation is up next for the dispute involving NFL and Trader Joe’s regarding driver classification. The lawsuit was filed five years ago on behalf of NFI drivers. The case included a long list of documents that illustrate how long it is taken


Mediation Could Set the State for Philadelphia’s Renewable Energy Plant
5/20/2020 2:29:39 PM
Description: Plans to move forward with Philadelphia’s renewable energy plant could be just around the corner, thanks in part to mediation. This comes after a court decision cleared the way for the sale of the property.   The plant, scheduled to be


Legal Experts Urge Parties to Consider Mediation during COVID-19 Outbreak to Resolve Contract Disputes
5/20/2020 2:28:04 PM
Description: A lot of things ground to a halt in early March when stay-at-home orders were issued by governments across the country. This included many ongoing legal battles. Unsure what to do next and handle upcoming court dates, those involved in contract


Australian Milk Supply Agreements Must Contain Mediation Clause
5/5/2020 3:46:49 PM
Description: Updates to the Australian Dairy Code of Conduct must include a mediation clause, as well as several other requirements including a statement that justifies minimum prices. The changes are a major shakeup for the industry and require processors to


New Contracts for Caregivers Reached Via Mediation
4/21/2020 3:26:18 PM
Description: Governor Jay Inslee recently announced that the Swedish Medical Center and Swedish Edmonds and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW have agreed on new contract terms that affect nearly 8000 employees of Swedish.   According to the governor, the two sides


Negotiations Involving the Oklahoma Gaming Commission Continue Via Mediation Despite COVID-19 Outbreak
4/8/2020 3:18:02 PM
Description: Casinos throughout Oklahoma and across the country are currently shuttered due to the new coronavirus, but the negotiations regarding gaming contracts in Oklahoma City continue.  Some tribes report they received a compromise offer from the