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Case against Advanta Seeds Headed for Supreme Court Following Failed Mediation
1/22/2020 12:22:34 PM
Description: The long court battle against Advanta Seeds will continue after a mediation attempt to resolve the dispute failed.   According to allegations, there was noxious weed shattercane in the company’s sorghum seeds that it sold to farmers.


Mediation Next Step for Dispute Over School Prayer
1/22/2020 12:21:56 PM
Description: Both sides in the dispute over school prayer are headed to mediation in early 2020.  The intention is to resolve whether or not religious schools can broadcast prayers over loudspeakers during sporting events when they are playing public or


Oklahoma Volunteer Mediators Help Reduce Court Backlog
1/22/2020 12:21:11 PM
Description: Volunteer mediators are easing the burden on Oklahoma courts and they are enjoying doing it.     Says Judy Knapp, a mediation volunteer for the Cleveland County court system, "I have done lots of volunteering, but this is the most


Mediation in the New Year Could Help Professors and Librarians at Mount Allison Work Out a New Agreement
1/22/2020 12:20:32 PM
Description: Professors and librarians from Mount Allison University will return to mediation in January to negotiate a new collective agreement.  Negotiations began in June 2019 when the previous agreement expired, but no agreement could be reached before


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 Leads to Settlement for Man Beaten by County Sheriff’s Deputies
1/13/2020 12:39:41 PM
Description: A man beaten by Marion County Sheriff’s deputies will receive $120,000.  The settlement amount was agreed upon by all parties involved during mediation.   According to Robert Rush, the attorney representing Derrick Price, the


Mediation Ends; Union Refuses Deal
1/13/2020 12:38:47 PM
Description: After weeks of mediation, Service Employees International Union Local 521 (SEIU), the union representing 12,000 Santa Clara County employees has announced that they are unwilling to accept a deal.  The goal of the mediation was to negotiate a


Harvard University Requests Mediation in Grad Dispute
1/13/2020 12:38:03 PM
Description: Harvard has requested federal mediation in an attempt to resolve its ongoing dispute with the school’s graduate student union.  The union has been on strike for several weeks and remains deadlocked in negotiations.  The decision to


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,


Alphabet Sex Harassment
1/2/2020 1:18:25 PM
Description: Alphabet, Inc. has decided to attempt mediation in an effort to resolve investor litigation regarding alleged sexual harassment by senior leaders at Google.  According to reports, harassment and other misconduct had been going on for