Originally written November 29, 2012 on Rock the Red:
Seems like things are finally getting serious in the NHL negotiations, folks – the NHL and the NHLPA have agreed to meet with federal mediators to help with the negotiation process towards a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. "We are able to confirm that we have agreed to a request by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to engage in meetings with the Union that will involve the participation of Federal Mediators," NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said. "While we have no particular level of expectation going into this process, we welcome a new approach in trying to reach a resolution of the ongoing labor dispute at the earliest possible date. Deputy Director Scot L. Beckenbaugh and Director of Mediation Services John Sweeney were assigned to serve as the mediators between the NHL and NHLPA. The FMCS was used in the labor disputes in both the National Basketball Association and National Football League last year. Although the FMCS helps bring a neu...
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