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Grocery Store Project on Hold Pending Mediation
9/8/2020 11:20:08 AM
Description: Officials in Walden have put the plan for the construction of a grocery store in the town on hold after a lawsuit filed by citizens. A final decision about the project is expected to be reached in mediation. The decision to mediate came after

San Jose Rent Mediation Programs Begins for Community
9/3/2020 11:49:29 AM
Description: Rent mediation programs are springing up all over the country and San Jose is no exception.   The program is open to those experiencing financial challenges due to COVID-19 and the shutdown of businesses in the San Jose community. The state

Faced with Onslaught of Evictions, Nevada Sets Up Tenant-Landlord Mediation Program
8/19/2020 11:58:20 AM
Description: The Nevada State Senate created a mediation program for tenants and landlords dealing with eviction issues after hearing testimony from residents faced with financial woes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns.   There had been an

Mediation Program Launches in NYC in an Attempt to Help People about to be Evicted
8/4/2020 12:25:43 PM
Description: Anticipating a serious problem in the coming weeks in the city, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a mediation program to help landlords and tenants deal with potential evictions The goal is to prevent people who cannot afford their rent

COVID19 Eviction Situation Could Lead to More Mediation
7/17/2020 2:50:06 PM
Description: The eviction moratoriums that were in place during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic are expiring and landlords and tenants are nervous about what comes next. The community of Everett in Snohomish County is working with these groups to resolve the

New Zealand Nurses Plan Work Stoppage during Pandemic after Mediation Fails
7/17/2020 2:48:46 PM
Description:   The thousands of nurses and healthcare workers responsible for providing care in New Zealand intend to stop working after the mediation to resolve their contract disputes were unsuccessful. The quasi-strike is expected to last for two hours

Mediation Ends in Dune Walkover Dispute
7/6/2020 11:12:25 AM
Description: Non-binding mediation was on the docket to settle the Florida Land Use and Environmental Resolution Dispute Act (FLUEDA) dune walkover dispute with Fort Myers Beach, but the applicant has pulled out. Kurt Kroemer of Squeeze Me Inn LLC was the one to

Hawaii Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program Underway
7/6/2020 11:11:00 AM
Description: Free mediation services are being offered to landlords and tenants on the Big Island in Hawaii. The goal is to alleviate disputes regarding rent payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has already helped 100 clients.   Beginning in

Florida Officials and NRA Reluctant to Go to Court-Ordered Mediation
6/26/2020 12:11:05 PM
Description:   The NRA and officials in Florida have asked that an order to mediate a 2018 lawsuit be dropped. The lawsuit was filed in the challenge of a state law preventing people under 21 from purchasing a firearm.   The ban was part of a law

Mecklenburg County Courthouse Hoping Onslaught of Potential Evictions Can Be Avoided with Mediation
6/10/2020 11:31:35 AM
Description: There are currently more than 1800 eviction cases ending in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse – a number that is expected to increase in the coming months as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 shutdown. The courthouse reopened recently,