Workplace Conflict Resolution

Nothing challenges the success of a workplace team more than conflict within the team. Time and energy spent fighting can seriously impact a business’s productivity, reputation, and bottom line. Mediation allows employees and team members to have input into how problems are resolved so that they feel empowered and invested in the success of the resulting arrangement.

Using mediation as a first step in resolving harassment complaints can be effective, especially where there are misunderstandings about appropriate behavior, miscommunication, or cultural differences. Human Resources directors have found that calling in a mediator before resorting to disciplinary action or legal action can be an efficient, cost-effective, and successful way to address conflict in the workplace. As a confidential, voluntary process, issues can be resolved quickly, privately, and respectfully. At your office or mine, I can help you resolve those conflicts and enable everyone to get back to work. For more about workplace mediation, see http://www.epspros.com/news-resources/whitepapers/2013-prior/mediation-in-the-workplace.html .

Testimonials

I have known and worked with Robin Masson as an attorney and mediator almost forty years. I have the utmost confidence in her skills and professionalism. Robin brings to the table such a high degree of caring about the clients and about the process, and such a high degree of personal integrity that I and other members of the professional community have complete trust in her.
Charles Guttman, Esq.
Guttman & Reiter

Articles

Gray Divorce

By Robin Masson on Jun 29, 2021 in Divorce Mediation

Many of the divorces I mediate are for couples in their 50's or 60's, known as "Gray Divorces". The emotional, financial, and social issues involved make these divorces particularly suited to the creativity and flexibility inherent in mediation, rather than the "one size fits all" approach of litigation.

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ON-LINE MEDIATION NOW AVAILABLE

ON-LINE MEDIATION NOW AVAILABLE
By Robin Masson on Mar 28, 2020 in Cohabitation Mediation, Divorce Mediation

In these time of social distancing, I am offering on-line conflict resolution services using Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, and Google Hangouts. Call to schedule a free, no obligation consultation.

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Divorce Now or Later? Timing Matters!

Divorce Now or Later?  Timing Matters!
By Robin Masson on Jul 31, 2018 in Divorce Mediation

Changes in the U.S. tax law, effective January 1, 2019, may have significant impacts on the financial consequences of your separation or divorce.

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Negotiate in Mediation for What You Need -- And Get It.

Negotiate in Mediation for What You Need -- And Get It.
By Robin Masson on Jul 22, 2017 in Divorce Mediation

Face it: most of us are not very good at asking others for what we need. We tend to come off as either too aggressive or wishy-washy. Moreover, when we're in conflict, our asking skills tend to deteriorate into either demanding bitchiness or passive-aggressiveness that descends into resentment. Not a good look, on anyone.

But, there's a way to ask for what you need and to enlist others in giving it to you, by being respectfully assertive. It requires communicating clearly what your needs are, how others' behavior affects you, and enlists others in satisfying your needs.

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Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together

Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together
By Robin Masson on Jun 09, 2017 in Cohabitation Mediation

Much less planning goes into cohabitation than into a wedding, but it is, in many ways, a bigger legal, financial and emotional step.

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