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NYC Mediation Program to Assist with Quality of Life Issues
9/14/2020 12:26:54 PM
Description: New York City has launched a mediation program intended to help residents resolve quality of life disputes they have with restaurants and bars. The program was announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and will be free of charge.   According to city

Virtual Mediation Services Available during COVID-19 in Erie County
9/8/2020 11:21:40 AM
Description: Many changes have been made to how legal business is conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic and mediation procedures are no exception. Residents of Erie County are eligible to participate in virtual mediation through the community dispute resolution

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

Georgia Governor and Atlanta Mayor Begin Mediation over Mask Mandate
8/4/2020 12:26:32 PM
Description: Georgia’s governor withdrew the request to block Atlanta’s mask mandate and now the two sides are headed to mediation. Atlanta’s Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered people in the city to wear masks in public, but before doing so had

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

Grand Prairie to Ratify ICF Mediation Terms
7/13/2020 12:22:51 PM
Description: Both the city and county of Grand Prairie are about to ratify the mediation terms for the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF). Both the city and county councils are expected to receive the agreement next week.   The City Council will

Glebe BIA and Councilor Shawn Menard Agree to Mediation
7/13/2020 12:20:29 PM
Description: Councilor Shawn Menard and the Glebe BIA have agreed to attempt mediation after Menard was terminated from his position on the BIA board at the end of June. Both parties agreed to “enter into a new process of understanding and

Union Calling for Federal Mediator
7/6/2020 11:11:39 AM
Description: The Bath Iron Works Union is calling for a federal mediator to resolve its strike and allow workers to get back on the job. The strike currently affects more than 4000 members of the Machinists Union Local S6. They went on strike following their

Mediation Could Help Businesses with COVID-19 Disputes
6/10/2020 11:33:16 AM
Description: The US is encouraging businesses to avoid lawsuits related to the COVID-19 pandemic by utilizing mediation. There are concerns that the virus and everything that it triggered will result in numerous lawsuits that will overload the court system and

New Mediation Center Announces Opening in London
6/10/2020 11:32:18 AM
Description:   A group of experienced mediators has come together to open the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM). The London-based alternative dispute resolution center opened in late May and features a panel of nearly two dozen mediators