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Eastern Michigan, women and men alleging coverup of sexual assault to enter mediation

Eastern Michigan, women and men alleging coverup of sexual assault to enter mediation

Eastern Michigan University has agreed to enter into mediation with two dozen current and former students who allege in lawsuits...

Major League Baseball looks to federal mediator to help end sport’s lockout, sources say

Major League Baseball looks to federal mediator to help end sport’s lockout, sources say

Major League Baseball on Thursday requested the immediate assistance of a federal mediator to help resolve the sport's lockout, sources...

Purdue Pharma bankruptcy mediator says Sacklers, US states closer to deal over opioid claims

Purdue Pharma bankruptcy mediator says Sacklers, US states closer to deal over opioid claims

A mediator reported on Tuesday that members of the Sackler family that own Purdue Pharma and U.S. states opposed to...

East Jordan High School students produce videos for Northern Community Mediation

East Jordan High School students produce videos for Northern Community Mediation

East Jordan High School students produce videos for Northern Community MediationNorthern Community Mediation has been working with five of teacher...

Taryn Summers case headed to criminal mediation

Taryn Summers case headed to criminal mediation

With a jury trial pending in March, the prosecution and defense teams agreed Friday to move the case filed against...

Compulsory Mediation: Is There an Upside?

Compulsory Mediation: Is There an Upside?

Compulsory Mediation: Is There an Upside?There are two ways in which mediation of a dispute can be made compulsory. The...

State requests mediation in Del Mar railroad fence dispute

State requests mediation in Del Mar railroad fence dispute

The California Coastal Commission and the city of Del Mar both have filed requests for the federal Surface Transportation Board...

Ways Family Mediation Can Help Resolve Elder Care Conflicts

Ways Family Mediation Can Help Resolve Elder Care Conflicts

Mediators can offer constructive, non-judgmental solutions to siblings when it comes to sharing the responsibilities of caring for parentsRead the...

Certain Marin disputes are overdue for some mediation

Certain Marin disputes are overdue for some mediation

In the public sector, the art of compromise isn’t valued as much as it is in the world of private...

Union, company, consider mediation at BC mine

Union, company, consider mediation at BC mine

United Steelworkers ratification vote must be concluded no later than Jan. 24, says employer Read the complete story here.

Understanding the Differences Between Arbitration and Mediation

Understanding the Differences Between Arbitration and Mediation

Arbitration and mediation are popular forms of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to litigation based on consensus between the parties.Read the...

What a family mediator and lawyer does in a workday

What a family mediator and lawyer does in a workday

A crazy morning, a lunch of chicken pie and collards, and lots of emails.Read the complete story here.

Prepare for Mediation With Ranges Instead of Bottom Lines

Prepare for Mediation With Ranges Instead of Bottom Lines

One of the most common mistakes I see in mediation is when a party comes into the process with a...

Ramirez wants signatures on mediation papers—and he has half a billion reasons for that

Ramirez wants signatures on mediation papers—and he has half a billion reasons for that

Days after getting EJ Obiena to agree to mediation, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chair Butch Ramirez urged the pole vault...

USA Gymnastics mediator enters archdiocese abuse case

USA Gymnastics mediator enters archdiocese abuse case

The 3-year-old bankruptcy reorganization of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe entered a critical phase on Monday, with insurance companies and...

China’s New Intellectual Property Mediation Rules

China’s New Intellectual Property Mediation Rules

In what appears to be an effort to standardize and professionalize its mediation practices and procedures, China recently enacted new...

Atlantic City Casino Property Tax Break Ordered to Mediation

Atlantic City Casino Property Tax Break Ordered to Mediation

The Atlantic City casino payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) amendment signed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) last week is headed towards...

Biden Appoints Acting Labor Mediation Director, Demands Senate Action on Nominee

Biden Appoints Acting Labor Mediation Director, Demands Senate Action on Nominee

President Biden’s choice to lead the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service has languished awaiting a confirmation vote by the Senate...

As legal fees grow beyond $7 million, Buffalo Diocese bankruptcy case heads to mediation

As legal fees grow beyond $7 million, Buffalo Diocese bankruptcy case heads to mediation

The Buffalo Diocese, which has racked up more than $7 million in legal and professional fees in nearly two years...

‘Cure Violence’: How a growing program offers street-level conflict mediation in Atlanta

‘Cure Violence’: How a growing program offers street-level conflict mediation in Atlanta

When a shooting occurs within a cluster of neighborhoods just south of I-20 in Atlanta, police officers aren’t the only...

Fate of Buffalo elevator heads to mediation

Fate of Buffalo elevator heads to mediation

BUFFALO, NEW YORK, US – The fate of a historic grain elevator damaged by a Dec. 11 windstorm was ordered...

Camarillo seeks to disband rent commission for mediator on landlord, renter disputes

Camarillo seeks to disband rent commission for mediator on landlord, renter disputes

Camarillo is moving to replace its Rent Review Mediation Commission, which resolves disputes between landlords and tenants, with a lone...

Revealing Statistics About Divorce Mediation

Revealing Statistics About Divorce Mediation

TopCounselingSchools.org compiled information and statistics from a variety of sources to illustrate the effectiveness of divorce mediation. Here are some...

How to pop the (mediation) question – a mediator’s perspective

How to pop the (mediation) question – a mediator’s perspective

You are litigating a case and you want to raise the topic of settlement with the other side. You are...

California Expands Family Leave and Modifies Small Employer Mediation Pilot Program

California Expands Family Leave and Modifies Small Employer Mediation Pilot Program

On January 1, 2022, leave under the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) will be expanded to provide employees with up...

City of Pasadena Announces Community Mediation Program

City of Pasadena Announces Community Mediation Program

The City of Pasadena will be implementing a City Prosecutor Community Mediation Program. This program is designed to help in...

India Mediation Bill: Not getting the Act together

India Mediation Bill: Not getting the Act together

While it contains many pluses, the Bill needs improvement in some crucial places Read the complete story here.

Davenport schools say mediation program has reduced suspensions.

Davenport schools say mediation program has reduced suspensions.

Davenport school officials say a new approach for addressing fights among students has led to fewer repeat incidents, fewer suspensions...

Eviction mediation program sees ‘tsunami’ of activity in November

Eviction mediation program sees ‘tsunami’ of activity in November

An agency tasked with handling mediation for tenants with unpaid rents is seeing an influx of new cases as eviction...

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