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News and Announcements:

  • Arbitrator Meet & Greet and Open House Event - Wednesday, April 17th beginning at 2:30PM.
    There will be a short presentation at 3:30PM including remarks from State and Agency Leaders. 

  • In order to ensure the timely processing of certification petitions, please follow the Bureau's guidelines for Authorization Cards. A template can be found here.

  • View our updated Strike Timelines here - Updated February 2024
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We provide neutral arbitrators to resolve contract and grievance disputes.

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Labor-Management Cooperation

Assisting labor and management in establishing and operating joint labor-management partnerships at the worksite.

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The BMS provides neutral mediation of collective bargaining disputes.

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BMS establishes groupings or units of employees which are appropriate for the purpose of collective bargaining.

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The Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services offers technical support training in a variety of areas.

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Legislation, Rules and Policies

Enabling Legislation, Rules and Policies.