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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

Lawsuit over Florida School System Reopening Headed to
9/8/2020 11:19:17 AM
Description: Whether or not Florida public schools will be open for in-person schooling remains to be seen and will likely be determined through mediation. The state has ordered schools to reopen, but the Florida Education Association’s teachers union is

Lake Helen Mayor and City Manager Attempting Mediation
9/8/2020 11:18:20 AM
Description: Residents of Lake Helen and others with an interest in the situation are hoping that mediation can ease the ongoing tension between the mayor and the city administrator. Most recently, after a three-hour meeting that included a call for 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

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

Mediation Attempt Unsuccessful for University of Utah and Family
6/3/2020 11:02:39 AM
Description: The attempt to mediate the dispute between deceased student Lauren McCluskey’s parents and the school has come to an end. The two sides did not reach an agreement in the mediation.   According to the McCluskey’s lawyers, they

Mediation Ends Successfully for Pitt Disability Lawsuit
6/3/2020 11:01:57 AM
Description: Mediation was a success for resolving the disability lawsuit filed by a former Pitt University employee.   Daniel Hinkson filed a civil complaint in December 2019. The complaint alleged he was wrongfully terminated due to his disability

Kentucky Murder Case Headed to Mediation
6/3/2020 11:00:20 AM
Description: The defendant in a Simpson County homicide is requesting that his case be moved to mediation. The attorney for Jordan Alford of Portland Tennessee wants the two sides to attempt to settle out of court. Alford was charged in the murder of Damian

Legal Experts Urge Parties to Consider Mediation during COVID-19 Outbreak to Resolve Contract Disputes
5/20/2020 2:28:04 PM
Description: A lot of things ground to a halt in early March when stay-at-home orders were issued by governments across the country. This included many ongoing legal battles. Unsure what to do next and handle upcoming court dates, those involved in contract

Mediation Fails in Effort to Prevent Canadian Meat-packing Plant from Opening
5/20/2020 2:27:25 PM
Description:   After an attempt to delay re-opening due to COVID-19, the Cargill meatpacking plant opened on Monday. The reopening comes after the union representing workers at the plan attempted to reach a deal via mediation about delaying the re-opening