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The Naked Truth about Settling Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Era: The Public Interest in Disclosure v. the Private Value of Confidentiality
The Naked Truth about Settling Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Era: The Public Interest in Disclosure v. the Private Value of Confidentiality

The Naked Truth about Settling Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Era: The Public Interest in Disclosure v. the Private Value of Confidentiality

Times are changing and both employees and employers are taking note: In 2018, sexual harassment is not tolerated. Between the #MeToo movement and the #TimesUp phenomenon, cases involving sexual harassment are being settled in record numbers.
The Words We Use as Mediators
The Words We Use as Mediators

The Words We Use as Mediators

Words are the smallest elements that generate significant meaning. But to what extent do the words we use as mediators matter? At the recent International Academy of Mediators’ conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, we facilitated a session with an experienced group of mediators and tackled that very question.
The Suffocating Air of Superiority:  Why Mediators Across the Practice Spectrum Should Practice What They Preach – Listen More and Judge Less
The Suffocating Air of Superiority: Why Mediators Across the Practice Spectrum Should Practice What They Preach – Listen More and Judge Less

The Suffocating Air of Superiority: Why Mediators Across the Practice Spectrum Should Practice What They Preach – Listen More and Judge Less

Mediation trainings and conferences present opportunities for practitioners and program managers to be exposed to new ideas and learn new techniques – at least in theory. At a recent conference, after a presentation about caucusing led by an attorney-mediator, a question was asked. Instead of responding to the merits of the question, the presenter asked, “Are you an attorney?”
Mediator as Ombuds
Mediator as Ombuds

Mediator as Ombuds

The word “ombudsman” comes from a Swedish term that dates back to 1809, when the Swedish parliament decided to protect citizens’ rights by establishing a supervisory agency independent of the government.

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