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mediation

 [me″de-a´shun]
the act of intervening or serving as an intermediary.
conflict mediation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of constructive dialogue between opposing parties with a goal of resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable manner.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·di·a·tion

(mē'dē-ā'shŭn),
The action of an intermediary substance (mediator).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mediation

A form of conflict resolution in which the parties of a dispute maintain an active dialogue moderated by a mediator in an effort to avoid litigation.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mediation

(mē″dē-ā′shŭn)
The action of a mediating agent.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Article 4.3.3.6 of ICC anti-racism code says, 'During the conciliation meeting, the conciliator will discuss the circumstances of the alleged offence with the relevant parties and explore the possibility of reaching a consensual solution for how to resolve the matter without invoking the disciplinary procedure set out in Article 5.'
The case will be mentioned on January 17 when a report on the progress of conciliation proceedings will be made.
The Knut boss said he will defy a court order requiring the union to provide a list of teachers it wants promoted, saying only the TSC's human resource department can keep a register of tutors and their qualifications, a function paid for by taxpayersThe unresolved issues between theTSC and the teachers' union concern promotions, transfers, performance contracting and professional development modules.The conciliation committee appointed by Labour Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani met Knut officials on Saturday.
'We can go into the process of conciliation kasi kaunti na lang naiwan na issue, eh involving na lang 273 workers,' the Labor chief also said.
'Arbitration and conciliation save time and money of business-doing people through out-of-court settlements of disputes with the help of mediation, therefore, businessmen should avail themselves of this tool to give a boost to their businesses,' he suggested.
Jane English, human resources director at Merseyrail, said: "It's early days yet in the process but I am pleased that the RMT has taken this first step in endorsing independent conciliation as a means to getting an end to this dispute.
Being riddled with the responsibility of narrowing down the controversy, the conciliation service has assumed "fire-fighting role"7 under all jurisdictions.
The conciliation committees had succeeded in nullifying 239 strike notices and in conducting 101 strikes, that is a 70% success rate for conciliation structures, the document pointed out.
Rabin, Partner with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, will speak at The Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "EEOC Conciliation Efforts: Reviewability - Truth & Consequences for Employers in 2016 & Beyond." This event is scheduled for November 4, 2016 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm (ET).
Mediation is sometimes referred to as conciliation, but in some jurisdictions conciliation is a slightly different process in which the role of the neutral person is to put forward terms of settlement or an opinion and recommendations to the parties.
ALMOST four out of five potential employment tribunal claims were settled under a new early conciliation service, new figures have shown.
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