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Mediation is a negotiation between two or more parties facilitated by an agreed upon third party. The purpose of a mediation is to assist the parties in negotiating a settlement and reaching a mutually satisfactory agreement. A mediation is “party-centered,” and all participants in a mediation are encouraged to actively participate in the process in a combined effort to reach an optimal solution.
Whistleblowing activity has been reported as early as the time of King David. Nathan the Prophet impugned King David for his wrongdoings in taking Uriah’s wife, Bathsheba, after causing Uriah’s death by the sword. Relating the parable of the rich man who took a baby ewe from a poor kinsman to feed a wayfarer, Nathan identifies King David himself as the rich man – taking from the poor and giving to a visitor.
Don't Sleep on Your Rights: Your Rights as an Employee
Employees at every level hold legal rights, and are protected under the law from wrongful termination in many ways. If you have at least 4 years of tenure with your employer, you may have the right not to be terminated without good cause. You're entitled to be treated fairly, in good faith, and with respect for your civil rights.
As a responsible employee, you don’t want to stir up trouble in the workplace. You must also know, however, that you have rights protected under the law for reporting unsafe or unlawful activities to your employer or to an agency of the government.