May 21, 1997 |
Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America Inc. and private lawyers representing 29 women who allege they were sexually harassed at its Illinois auto plant are taking their dispute to mediation to try to resolve it. In a joint statement issued Tuesday by Mitsubishi, attorneys for the company and for the plaintiffs said they hope "this process will lead to a fair and rapid resolution of the lawsuit." The statement said that both sides would decline to comment further on the mediation effort.
June 12, 1998 |
Guinea-Bissau's state radio said Thursday that the government of President Joao Bernardo Vieira had accepted an offer of mediation by religious and political leaders aimed at avoiding all-out confrontation with rebels in the West African state.
November 20, 2012 |
Twinkies may live on after all. Bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to enter into mediation to try to resolve their differences, putting the baking company's planned liquidation on hold for now. At a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing Monday in White Plains, N.Y., the 82-year-old company sought permission to start shutting down its business. Instead, Judge Robert Drain urged Hostess and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union to consider mediation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1993 |
The Ventura County district attorney's office is seeking volunteers to help resolve disputes between consumers and businesses. Consumer mediators, who are asked to serve for at least six months, provide both consumers and businesses with information regarding their legal rights and obligations. They also try to help resolve disputes between consumers and businesses without litigation.
June 24, 1998 |
It seemed like a good idea when the wealthy, retired businessman offered to bankroll a new business for his two sons. One son was an attorney and accountant; the other had worked for a business similar to the one they planned to open. But seven years later, the family business was faltering. The father and sons were so angry with one another they were about to hire their own lawyers to untangle the financial and emotional mess. "The company was not as profitable as the father wanted it to be.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1995 |
The city's Chamber of Commerce, in a letter to Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector John M.W. Moorlach, proposes mediation as a way to resolve the county's financial woes. "Obviously, solutions from the top down have not been acceptable," said Ed Fawcett, executive director of the chamber. "Everyone--the special districts, county agencies and cities--are all just trying to protect their little fiefdoms. It has been too political and too provincial."
August 12, 1998 |
The California Coastal Commission announced Tuesday it will seek federal mediation in its two-year impasse with the Navy over a Port Hueneme radar facility. The state panel is attempting to determine whether sophisticated radar equipment at the Surface Warfare Engineering Facility at the mouth of the Port of Hueneme poses a health threat to nearby residents and beach-goers. The Navy insists its equipment is safe.
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June 28, 2000 |
The Orange County Human Relations Commission has stepped in to mediate an ongoing dispute between an Anaheim Hills women's shelter and a group of residents opposed to it. The mediation process began last week, after the Anaheim City Council decided to drop its earlier action against Eli Home Inc. Carol Flynn, deputy city attorney, said she has not been asked to pursue additional investigations of the shelter since.
November 10, 2003 |
A federal mediator will meet today with leaders of the union representing 70,000 Southern California grocery workers and executives from three supermarket chains in their first talks since the beginning of a month-old strike and lockout, union officials said. "We will go into mediation on Monday with an open mind and some level of flexibility," John Arnold, spokesman for the United Food and Commercial Workers union, said Friday. Peter J.
July 6, 2000 |
Federal mediators have summoned both sides in the 10-week-old strike by actors against the advertising industry to a meeting later this month to try to break the stalemate. The New York session is scheduled for July 20, with the possibility that it could last another day if mediators make progress in trying to push both sides back into serious negotiations to end the strike over how actors are to be paid for appearing in commercials.