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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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Promoting the broad use of community mediation in Minnesota.

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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.

News and Announcements:

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

PERB Final Rules

To see PERB Final Rules Click here

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