Practice Areas

Labor Arbitration

Labor arbitration is a process used by management and labor to decide important employment issues. It is an extension of the negotiation process to address a grievance or a contract dispute, or to assist in the creation of updates to an ongoing labor contract. The process utilizes the services of a neutral third party to resolve disputes over wages, benefits, work conditions, or anything else that might be causing a conflict in a Twin Cities or Chicago business.

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Special Education Mediation

Mediation is often an effective way to resolve matters related to special education. The school system is tasked with ensuring every child receives the education and services each deserves, and parents must ensure their child is a priority and is treated fairly. When there is disagreement between the two parties on how to achieve what is best for the child, mediation can make it easier to reach an agreement.

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Employment Mediation

Disputes arise all the time in the workplace and many place a drain on the resources of employees, employers, and unions. Instead of focusing on work and the productivity and growth of the business, time and money is invested into resolving issues that have an indirect impact on success. Finding a way to resolve these matters as quickly and efficiently as possible is essential for everyone involved.

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Commercial and Business Mediation

In most disputes that relate to business, both parties are at risk of losing a beneficial relationship. Commercial and business relationships form because those involved can benefit and if a dispute tears this relationship apart, both sides lose. This makes their dispute especially suited for a resolution process that protects this relationship – a process like mediation.

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