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FMCS Investment in Virtual Mediation Paying Off during Coronavirus Outbreak
5/5/2020 3:48:27 PM
Description: Mediation is one of the most effective ways to resolve disputes between management and labor, but doing so in-person is nearly impossible at the moment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, it is possible to conduct mediation sessions


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


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


Southwest Airlines Workers Seeking Mediation
3/2/2020 1:10:35 PM
Description: The union that represents Southwest Airlines’ passenger service and reservation employees has submitted a request for federal mediation.  The goal is for the mediator to help move talks regarding contract negotiations forward.  The


Court-Ordered Mediation in the Future for Writers and Agencies Dispute in Hollywood
3/2/2020 1:07:37 PM
Description: A judge has set a distant deadline of December 25th for the court-ordered mediation between the Writers Guild of American and the nation’s three largest talent agencies.  Gail Migdal Title, an experienced entertainment lawyer will oversee


Mediation Center in Transylvania Hosting Information Session on Homeless Services
12/16/2019 2:20:59 PM
Description: The Mediation Center and Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) plan to host an upcoming information session regarding their collaborative project, Homelessness Prevention through Mediation and Litigation.     The program is designed to help


Student Mediation Program at Penn Expands
10/8/2019 12:14:50 PM
Description: Penn recently announced it would expand its student mediation and conflict program to the Restorative Practices at Penn Program ([email protected]) within the Office of Student Conduct. The program makes rulings in cases that violate the student code of


Vermont Considering Mediation to Help with CPS Backlog
9/17/2019 8:00:49 AM
Description: Those overseeing the backlog of Child Protective Services cases in the state of Vermont could turn to mediation to help alleviate some of the burden. This comes after there has been an influx of reason cases related to allegations of child


Hagerstown’s Mediation First Program Lets Community Continue Existing Services
8/5/2019 1:44:43 PM
Description: The Mediation First Program has released information about how the community will be able to continue using the services once the program has been taken over in the coming days. The program was cancelled by the Community Action Council earlier this


Mediator Brought in To Assist North Shore School District 112 and Teachers Union Finalize a New Contract
8/5/2019 1:43:59 PM
Description: A federal mediator has been called in to assist the North Shore School District 112 and its teachers union finalizes a contract. There are still several sticking points in the ongoing negotiations and both sides agreed that a third-party was needed