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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...
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...
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...
School district, associations start mediation

...local associations met on Monday with a mediator, Ligia Velazquez, from the Federal...Administration Building in Soldotna. "The mediator initially meets with the district and...district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff. "The mediator will meet separately with the district...
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...
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...
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...
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...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...
Knowles seeks exemption for Alaska-bound cargo

...The shipping lines have also agreed to meet with a federal mediator Thursday in Washington, D.C., but the union said it was...working to get both sides to the bargaining table with federal mediators. But Spinosa said: ''We don't need outside people to...
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...process in which students of the same age-group facilitate resolving disputes between two people or small groups. Peer mediators do not "make decisions" but rather work towards a win-win resolution for both sides in order to avoid future conflicts...


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