Must-Know Mediation Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"Over 75% of employers have taken action to improve mediation in the workplace,"

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"90% of workplace disputes are not reported,"

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"Mediation has an average success rate of 70-80%."

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"Mediation settles matters within an average of 45 days, compared to 18 months for litigated matters."

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"90% of the global Fortune 500 companies use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, including mediation."

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"In divorce cases, mediation costs on average 40-60% less than litigation."

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"Between 2010 and 2017, there were over 215,000 mediation case referrals."

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"Between 2010 and 2014, 65-67% of mediations resulted in full or partial agreements."

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"A Finnish study found that 80% of mediated cases resulted in an agreement."

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"A Canadian study found that 69.2% of participants believed their workplace dispute would have escalated without mediation."

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"In 2013, 75% of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) mediations resulted in a settlement."

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"98% of mediation sessions occur within eight weeks of referral."

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"In the UK, 80% of small businesses believe that mediation is effective in resolving disputes."

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"A study found that 77% of mediator participants believe communication is the key obstacle to overcoming disputes in mediation."

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