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Layoff notices prepared as budget debate continues

...Gov. Bill Walker went so far as to offer the services of a mediator to help lawmakers come to terms.The Alaska Senate on Monday...announced that he had taken the unusual step of retaining a mediator to help lawmakers come to terms, a service he said he was...
Teacher negotiations reach impasse

...Service (FMCS) was contacted to appoint a mediator to the negotiations, said school district...association team later confirmed that a mediator would be necessary, Erkeneff in separate rooms and the hired mediator will relay information to further develop...
Where things stand in the Alaska Legislature

...passed by July 1, including mailing layoff warnings to about 10,000 state employees. Walker has gone so far as to retain a mediator to help lawmakers come to terms, if they want the help.Here's a look at where things stand:HOW DID WE GET HERE?The...
School district, teachers' union reach impasse

...Service (FMCS) was contacted to appoint a mediator to the negotiations, said school district...gather in separate rooms and the hired mediator will relay information between the district, she said Utilizing a mediator is common during negotiations, Erkeneff...
Support association, school district at impasse

...Conciliation Service (FMCS) will appoint a mediator for continuing negotiations, said school...district team made the initial request for a mediator Wednesday, and the support staff association...association agreed later that afternoon that a mediator is needed to move forward, Erkeneff...
Editorial: NFL can do more to study, prevent brain injuries

...concussion-related brain injuries.The settlement, which will cover all 18,000 former NFL players, was reached by court-appointed mediators. ...Yet the federal judge who must approve the settlement, Anita B. Brody in Philadelphia, could provide more help...
Nurse, CPH talks stall: Parties call in Fed mediator

...As a result, negotiators have agreed to call in a federal mediator. The hospital did not release a statement on the impasse until...counsel representing the nurses association, said a federal mediator was prepared to begin work as soon as March. "I wouldn't...
Life skill: learning conflict resolution

...but most everything else is dealt with by the mediators. The younger students are familiar with the...problem of students not wanting to work with the mediators is a conflict the mediators are trained to resolve. "Occasionally a student...
Life lessons: Students hit bullying or two kids or even a mediator to stop a bully. It's everybody's...12 sessions to become peer mediators trained in resolving out." Chapman's peer mediators are Katrina Appelhanz, Sebastian...I wanted to be a peer mediator because I like the thought...
Around the District

...skits to share with all classrooms. The skits focus on friendship skills and problem solving. The upper elementary Peer Mediators have re-named the programs Peace Makers and Friend Menders. Primary students are beginning a unit on citizenship and the...


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