Mediator announcement

Postal Services St. Maarten (PSS) and the St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) signed a protocol on, September 4, 2013 in the presence of the Government Mediator regulating the process and the rules of order to be followed during the Collective Labor Agreement (CLA) negotiations. SMCU as the sole representative of the workers at the post office had requested the intervention of the mediator to get the stalled negotiations resumed. After a number of sessions with both parties, it was possible to conclude and sign this protocol which governs such items as duration of the negotiation process.