Breaking the Deadlock with Med/Arb
201905.13
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Breaking the Deadlock with Med/Arb

Med/Arb is seen by some attorneys as a last resort, and others as a best practice. Here’s what you need to know before giving your clients advice on using this controversial alternative dispute resolution model. By Gregg Bertram ©2019 When you’re entering alternative dispute resolution, you want the best possible outcome for your clients. Mediation…

Issaquah School District’s looming strike is a teaching moment about arbitration language in employment contracts
201901.18
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Issaquah School District’s looming strike is a teaching moment about arbitration language in employment contracts

©2019 Troy Hunter, Pacific ADR mediator/arbitrator and an attorney in Issaquah who has two granddaughters in local schools, is closely watching the strike authorized earlier this week by the unions representing office professionals and paraeducators working in the Issaquah School District. “Collective bargaining agreements, like the one the administrative and paraprofessional employees of the Issaquah…