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NHL Lockout Mediators

NHL Lockout Mediators

In a bid to break the deadlocked negotiations between the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association, both sides have agreed to appoint mediators from the U.S.  Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The National Hockey League players have been in negotiations for a new labour agreement since July.  The negotiations were initiated after the existing […]

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Staking our future on Inquiries

It seems that a fresh wave of inquiries will be hitting the headlines soon, in the wake of yet more scandals and controversies.   Issues ranging from expansion at Heathrow, the BBC’s handling of Newsnight’s Jimmy Savile investigation, and even the Libor rate are now the subject of inquiries. As with any inquiry, challenging conversations and […]

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Think before sending out a mass email

And then suddenly my third week at CEDR comes to a close which means I have almost been here for a month. This week was all about the Observership programme. CEDR Solve has a programme through which recently accredited mediators have the opportunity to observe a real-life mediation with a CEDR mediator, obviously with consent […]

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Blindingly Optimistic

Blindingly Optimistic

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Co-ordinator Research this weekend has revealed the reason behind the human proclivity of remaining positive, even in the face of grave adversity reports the BBC.  It turns out that “laughing in the face of danger” is not necessarily down to bravery or courage, but rather a propensity for the […]

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How should press complaints be mediated?

How should press complaints be mediated?

by Andy Rogers, Associate Director and Mediator, CEDR In the wake of the News of The World ‘phone hacking’ scandal at the end of last week and in defence of itself in the face of criticism from political leaders in Westminster, the UK’s Press Complaints Commission (PCC) cited the fact that it had successfully mediated […]

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