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Mediation for labour conflicts in Utrecht

Are you looking for mediation for a labour conflict in Utrecht? Conflicts often arise from misunderstandings in communication. Employees feel they do not understand each other. Is there a labour conflict at your location in Utrecht? Then misunderstandings can arise even more quickly due to cultural differences. Sometimes a labour dispute arises because tempers are running so high. When such a labour dispute is not resolved, sick leave often follows. In some cases, this even leads to dismissal.

When is mediation in an employment conflict in Utrecht necessary?

In the workplace, various conflicts can arise between colleagues and between employers and employees, among others. Conflicts often arise from ignorance and misunderstanding. They arise from friction between each other’s customs, beliefs or cultures. For example, a conflict arises due to a lack of understanding:

  • The colleague who withdraws for a prayer during the break, and thus falls outside the team’s habits.
  • The colleague who skips the Friday afternoon drinks because of the snacks he does not eat because of his religion.
  • The employee who does not dare to stand up to the employer and therefore comes across as a snob to his boss.
  • The employer who gives commands to his employee because he is used to it from his culture, while his employee is used to a completely different way of working together.

These are just a few examples of irritations that can arise in the intercultural workplace. Of course, mediation in other types of labour conflicts is also possible in Utrecht. Feel free to ask about the possibilities for your personal situation.

Conflicts also arise when there is miscommunication. This may be because one party or several parties do not have a good command of the Dutch language. Or an employee may not dare to communicate well with the employer because of the relationships in position that he or she has inherited from his or her own culture. When communication is not good, ignorance and irritations quickly grow into conflicts. That is why it is important to call in a mediator in good time for mediation in an employment conflict in Utrecht. Our experienced professionals speak several languages, so we can always support you properly.

A mediator helps you through mediation in a labour dispute in Utrecht

Are tensions threatening to rise too high? Then a labour mediator can help prevent the situation from escalating. Dit doet hij door het helpen zoeken naar een oplossing. A solution that both parties can agree to. In a number of conversations, he looks for the problem. A mediator mediates between both parties and is independent and impartial. The discussions with an employment mediator are also confidential.

Who calls in the mediator?

In labour conflicts, it is usually the managing director of the company or the Health and Safety Executive who calls in a business mediator. But the mediator can be called in by anyone, even the employee can seek help from a mediator. If the employer or the Occupational Health and Safety Service engages the mediator, the costs are paid by the employer. If the employee takes the initiative, he or she will have to agree on the costs with the employer or decide to pay for it themselves. The mediator works with an hourly rate in mediation for an employment conflict in Utrecht.

What does a mediation process look like in an employment conflict in Utrecht?

Allereerst wordt de conflictsituatie in kaart gebracht in een individueel kennismakingsgesprek. During thisintake interviewwe also check whether you click with the mediator. To be able to talk openly about issues, it is important that one feels comfortable with the mediator.

Gezamenlijk gesprek
Na het intakegesprek volgt er een gezamenlijk gesprek, waarbij beide partijen met de mediator om de tafel gaan zitten. The role of the mediator during this conversation is to listen, ask questions, guide and mediate.

How long does the process take?

Normally, two to three conversations are sufficient to reach an appropriate solution. The duration depends on the nature of the conflict and the course of the process.

Schedule an intake with an experienced mediator immediately

To make an appointment with Mohamedajoeb Mediators in The Hague, please feel free to contact us by emailing info@mohamedajoeb.nl or calling 070 – 250 10 99. It is also possible to fill inthe contact form.

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