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City of Grand Prairie to Begin Mediation with County
4/21/2020 3:27:06 PM
Description: Grand Prairie city council members are ready to move onto the next step in the city’s dispute with the -County of Grand Prairie regarding the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework. Both sides are trying to arrange mediation, but an in-person


Lawsuit Involving Village of Milford Headed to Mediation
4/14/2020 3:03:05 PM
Description: The mediation will be utilized to hopefully resolve one of the two lawsuits filed by the former employees of the Village of Milford.   The first claim was initially filed in October 2019 when a former maintenance employee claimed the Village


Research Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Play a Role in Mediation
4/14/2020 3:00:44 PM
Description: Recent research from Cornell University demonstrates how artificial intelligence (AI) can play a role in mediating negotiations.  Researchers see this as especially good news at this time when the COVID-19 outbreak prevents in-person mediation


Mediator Named in Volunteer Firefighter, Berkeley County Dispute
3/9/2020 3:54:24 PM
Description: The upcoming negotiations between volunteer firefighters and Berkeley County officials in West Virginia will be overseen by a retired court judge.  The dispute involves revisions regarding an agreement that would make it possible for the paid


BCTF Teachers Claim to Be Committed to Mediation; Threaten “Job Action”
2/21/2020 1:42:48 PM
Description: BCTF teachers stated they were “100 percent committed” to mediation attempts regarding their contract talks with the province.     Amid talks, the teachers voted on a plan of job action should talks fail.


Dispute over Construction at Minnesota Vikings Stadium Headed Back to Mediation
2/14/2020 2:02:51 PM
Description: The Minnesota Vikings football team’s stadium was completed nearly four years ago, but disputes over the design and the construction of the building continue to rage on.  Now the disputing parties will head back to mediation in an attempt


Mediation Credited for Drop-in Chicago’s Homicide Rate in 2019
1/28/2020 12:53:06 PM
Description: A mediation program that allows gang members to work out their differences with supervision from a mediator is being credited with helping to reduce Chicago’s homicide rate last year.   According to city law enforcement officials,


Family Mediation First Step in Becker County Family Law Cases
1/13/2020 12:40:25 PM
Description: Those involved in family civil law cases will have the opportunity to mediate those disputes before litigation in Becker County now that a program to hire a mediator will be in action.  The goal of the program is to free up court time, save


Mediation up Next for Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Region
1/13/2020 12:37:18 PM
Description: Mediation was determined to be the next step in a recent meeting of the Muscatine County Supervisors in an effort to settle the ongoing issue of Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Region being removed from the group.   At the moment,


St. Louis Law Enforcement Officer Set to Lead a Diversity Unit after Mediation
1/2/2020 1:17:34 PM
Description: St.  Louis police officer Keith Wildhaber will lead a diversity unit for the department after being passed over for more than 20 promotions in his career.  Wildhaber was also promoted to lieutenant.  Wildhaber had previously won