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US federal mediators to join NHL labor talks

WASHINGTON - Federal mediators are entering the stalled NHL labor talks, with the season's first 2½ months already lost because of the lockout.George Cohen...
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Federal mediators to join NHL lockout talks WASHINGTON - Federal mediators are entering the stalled NHL labor talks, which have led to the first 2½ months of the regular season being canceled.George H. Cohen, director of the Federal Mediation...
NHL owners, players to meet without leaders

...Fehr. Bettman proposed the unique meeting on Wednesday when talks broke off following two days of negotiations with federal mediators, and it wasn't agreed to until Sunday.Originally the thought was no one other than owners and players would...
Fehr says players waiting for NHL owners to resume talks

...haven't negotiated with one another since Dec. 6 in New York, when talks broke down. They also met with a U.S. federal mediator for two days in New Jersey last week and reported no progress. Since then, there has been only limited contact...
State OKs mediation with its largest union

...members to authorize the strike. "The state's unwillingness to join the union in requesting the assistance of a federal mediator leaves the union with no choice but to proceed with the strike authorization vote," Duncan said in a May 11 press...
City signs contracts with 2 percent raise

...bargaining agreements began in March. The two parties reached a consensus earlier this month after bringing in a federal mediator from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The union has ratified the contract. Timothy Inklebarger can...
Mediator tries to reopen ports as pressure for intervention increases

...the economic effects ripple through the wobbly U.S. economy. "Every hour is another hour of economic harm," federal mediator Peter Hurtgen said before Thursday's negotiations began at a hotel here. "I think we all feel the pressure...
Farm products languish on docks and ships

...Saturday, as representatives of dockworkers and management began their third consecutive day of meetings with a federal mediator in San Francisco, the White House warned both sides to resolve their differences. "The president's message to...
Activity sputters at West Coast ports as longshoremen return

...court. There was no word, however, on whether the union and the maritime association had agreed to meet with a federal mediator to hash out the contract dispute that led to the lockout. Associated Press Writers Justin Pritchard in San Francisco...
UA union sends out strike ballots

...since September 2002, Congdon said. The contract expired in June, and bargaining teams have met several times with federal mediators. But the university and the union have been at an impasse since December, Miller said. On Aug. 12, the university...


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