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New Flyer America and Union Use Mediation to Deal with Dispute over Workers Returning during COVID-19 Pandemic
9/8/2020 11:20:57 AM
Description: Mediation has begun for New Flyer America and its union over employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The union filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board. According to the union president, the company reneged on an agreement

Couples Use Mediation to Resolve Divorce Conflicts During Pandemic
9/3/2020 11:48:06 AM
Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has made a lot of things challenging for many people. This includes couples who had decided to end their marriage before the outbreak or came to that conclusion in the last few months after the pandemic began. They are in

Mediation Helps Habitat for Humanity and Families Being Helped Reach Settlement
9/3/2020 11:46:28 AM
Description: Habitat for Humanity has reached an agreement with more than 50 families in the Edmonton area at risk for eviction after the two sides met in mediation to discuss the issue.   The mediation came after the families launched a class-action

Mediation Continues for Bath Iron Workers
8/4/2020 12:25:06 PM
Description: Bath’s largest Iron Works union will be meeting with a federal mediator in the coming weeks. The mediation attempt comes after a month-long strike by the workers. Mediation attempts have been made throughout the month, but no agreement was

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

Firefighters Union and Watertown Headed to Mediation
6/10/2020 11:30:00 AM
Description: Mediation is scheduled June 11th for the city of Watertown and its firefighters’ union to discuss what comes next in their labor negotiations.   According to the director of the conciliation with the Public Employment Relation Board in

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