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Strikes…in Buenos Aires

Strikes…in Buenos Aires

The world over has seen widespread union strikes about pay and conditions, the most recent of which is in Buenos Aires between the government and the Trucking Workers’ Union.  The first strike had been due to end on Friday and was over pay.  Facing mounting tensions and the blocked depots and refineries restricting the flow […]

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Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator, and Andy Rogers, Associate Director of Communications It’s 11 months since the Prime Minister, David Cameron, first announced there would be a public inquiry into the phone hacking scandal. Its interesting to reflect upon this once you consider that the Prime Minister was himself summoned to given evidence […]

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Addressing The Houses of Oireachtas, Dublin

Addressing The Houses of Oireachtas, Dublin

By Gregory Hunt, Director of CEDR Ireland and CEDR Disputes Group On 9th May I had the real honour of representing CEDR in Ireland in front of The Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality at The Houses of Oireachtas in Dublin, on the subject of the proposed Mediation Bill.  With no idea of what […]

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Negotiation Competition 2012 – with help from CEDR

Negotiation Competition 2012 – with help from CEDR

By Andrew Fiddy, Project Coordinator, Skills Solutions, CEDR In the 2012 finals of the CEDR sponsored University Negotiation Competition (held this year at last year’s winner’s homeground – Manchester Metropolitan), twelve teams went head-to-head negotiating three Olympic themed scenarios which could see the LOCOG stumbling at the first hurdle this Summer. At the sound of the […]

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