I’ve had great success in workplace disputes. The US Postal Service has used transformative mediation for discrimination claims since the ’90’s and I’ve been involved in teaching its mediators.
I can help you have whatever conversation you like with your colleague(s), supervisor(s), or report(s). Sometimes these conversations clear the air and lead to a much better working relationship. Other times it becomes clear that a change is needed – and we can discuss how you’re going to handle that, as well.
Frequently Asked Questions
The US Postal Service, The Transportation Security Administration, The Federal Air Marshals, The US Department of Veterans Affairs, The US Navy, The US Army Corps of Engineers, The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Minneapolis Community College, and many private companies.
We can adjust the process to your needs, but typically I spend an hour on the phone with each participant, and then we have a meeting with all participants and me of up to 3 hours. Sometimes we also have a follow up meeting a week to several months later.
Call me to discuss how to inform the participants of the opportunity.
You are welcome to make any request about the participants you like. If management agrees to your request, we’re all set.
Often the employer agrees to pay the fees because they are far less than the cost of formal processes or lawsuits.
The process is voluntary, so I can’t insist that anyone participate. Call me to discuss how to invite the other person, if you like.
You’ll be surprised how inexpensive it is. I charge a reasonable hourly fee, and I only charge for the time spent in meetings. Call to discuss.
I will not communicate anything about our meeting with anyone who did not participate, although you may decide, yourself, to share the outcome with others.