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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

Schenectady Paraprofessionals Seek Living Wage in Mediation Sessions
10/17/2019 3:42:30 PM
Description: Paraprofessionals who work in the Schenectady school system as hall monitors, classroom and office assistants, and special education aides are headed to mediation in an attempt to receive a “living wage.” Contract negotiations have been

Mediation Program Will Attempt to Get Opioid Alternatives Covered
3/22/2019 11:42:02 AM
Description: A program sponsored by the New Hampshire Department of Labor will be used to negotiate moving injured workers off opioid medication and get the alternative options covered financially. The mediation program will use volunteer lawyers to oversee

Those Affected by Disease in Samsung’s Workplace Headed to Mediation
11/28/2018 12:54:17 PM
Description: The timeline to resolve the dispute between Samsung Electronics, Co. and its former employees have fallen behind, despite attempts at mediation. The dispute concerns workers who developed work-related illnesses. At the moment, the mediation

First Mediation Attempt Fails for Lyttelton Port Workers
3/28/2018 8:56:16 PM
Description: The strike resumed recently for two hundred workers involved in a dispute with the Lyttelton Port Company.  The two sides had attempted mediation, but the first attempt was unsuccessful and they walked away from the session no closer to a

Southern District of New York Announces Pilot Mediation Program for FLSA Cases
11/8/2016 12:50:11 PM
Description: The Southern District of New York (SDNY) has announced the beginning of a mediation program that will apply to cases filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The program began the beginning of October and will apply to any cases related to

Garbage Collectors in Maryland Agree to Mediation
1/24/2015 1:35:28 PM
Description: Following a thirteen-day strike that saw trash pile up in the area, newly unionized garbage collectors have agreed to enter into mediation with their employer, Unity Disposal, and return to work while a new contract is negotiated.  The strike

Chinese Workers Reject Walmart Mediation Plan
6/6/2014 5:14:07 PM
Description: The closing of a Walmart store in China's Hunan Province has prompted a lawsuit filed against the American corporation by a collection of workers laid off in the process.  The lawsuit was sent to mediation between the workers and Walmart, which

Suggestions to Improve the Possibility of a Successful Mediation
8/25/2012 1:28:14 PM
Description:     The following are suggestions which we believe will help you settle your case at mediation. The use of these will not guarantee a settlement, but your chances of success improve with every one of these suggestions that you

Online Mediation Successful in Philippines Labor Case
10/3/2011 8:34:05 AM
Description: Online mediation is the most recent example of how the advent of the World Wide Web has changed business and commerce in profound ways.  It used to be the case that when it came to alternative dispute mediation, the parties had to talk face to