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Mediation Scheduled to Resolve Human Services Insurance Dispute in Minnesota
9/17/2019 7:57:04 AM
Description: Mediation has been scheduled for September to resolve the limits to which the 24-county health insurance alliance can serve clients at the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Counties still have the option of taking their dispute to


Extra Mediation Ahead as More Billing Lawsuits are Filed
8/19/2019 12:11:49 PM
Description: The number of people being sued by Glens Falls Hospitals continues to rise and now, to deal with the onslaught of lawsuits, more mediation sessions have been added.   Each of the respondents must begin with mediation with the hospital, but


Mediation Could End Strike of Alaska Ferry Workers
8/5/2019 1:43:18 PM
Description: A federal mediator has been called in by Alaska ferry workers and state officials in an effort to end the strike that began the end of July. The strike has disrupted travel during the peak tourist season. It has halted traffic for the Alaska Marine


Accusations of Bad Faith Bargaining Fly in Mediation between Union and Johnston
6/25/2019 11:15:52 AM
Description: Johnston has filed a lawsuit against the union that represents many town workers claiming it negotiated in bad faith bargaining after contract talks failed to produce any result. The lawsuit asks that the judge overseeing the case block the union


Mediation Results in $44 Million Settlement in Weinsten Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits
6/18/2019 1:12:02 PM
Description: Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein will pay $44 million in a settlement reached concerning lawsuits filed by women who accused him of sexual misconduct.  His former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s


Contract Negotiations Headed to Mediation for Graduate Employees at University of Oregon
5/17/2019 11:33:04 AM
Description: The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation held a solidarity rally recently as negotiations concerning their new contracts head to mediation. Negotiations have been ongoing for five months between the organization and their employer, the University of


Mediation Program Will Attempt to Get Opioid Alternatives Covered
3/22/2019 11:42:02 AM
Description: A program sponsored by the New Hampshire Department of Labor will be used to negotiate moving injured workers off opioid medication and get the alternative options covered financially. The mediation program will use volunteer lawyers to oversee


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


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,


Mediation Set to Begin Over Terminated Executive Director
12/18/2018 1:24:20 PM
Description:   The Madison Tenant Resource Center will enter mediation with former executive director Brenda Konkel. Konkel was fired from her position in October after being accused of “financial mismanagement.” The mediation comes at the