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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.

News and Announcements:

Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution (OCDR) Notice

Effective July 1, 2019, the Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution (OCDR) is located at the Minnesota Department of Administration, 50 Sherburne Ave, #200, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155. Mariah and Dave's phone numbers and email addresses remain the same but their new website is located at

Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Notice

The 2017 Minnesota Legislature delayed until July 1, 2020 the PERB's authority to hear Unfair Labor Practice Charges (ULPs). Parties may file ULPs in District Court until July 1, 2020.

For a listing of upcoming meetings and an agenda for the next PERB meeting, click here.

For approved minutes from the June 3, 2019 meeting, click here.

PERB Final Rules

To see PERB Final Rules Click here

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