Mediation proves a productive step
PPTA and the Ministry of Education met yesterday for
mediated bargaining talks about their collective agreement
Both parties emerged feeling positive
about continuing negotiations early in the New Year.
What happens in mediation is confidential, so neither
party will be making any further comment.
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