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Mediation – The Perfect Tool for Employment Disputes

Employment-related disputes often involve emotionally charged, incendiary interpersonal conflicts. As a result, employment conflicts should be resolved as quickly as possible, especially when an employee wants to retain his or her employment with the employer. Even in cases where an employee is leaving the company, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, mediation provides a forum for the…

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A Case for Mediation

The Seattle Times reported a jury awarded a Virginia man $500,000 after his anesthesiologist mocked and insulted him during a colonoscopy procedure. Prior to the surgery, the man used his phone to record instructions for post-operative care. He unknowingly continued to record during the procedure and was horrified when he discovered the doctor’s insults (among other…