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MEDIATION PROCESS OVERVIEW




All discussions are held in strict confidence by the mediator and the participants.

The mediator visits with each person prior to the mediation.

At the mediation meeting, the mediator explains the process and the rules.

The mediator maintains a neutral position, facilitating a discussion of issues.

During the process, the mediator may meet individually with each person.

Once the issue(s) has been resolved, a written agreement is drawn up and signed by each participant. The agreement is kept in force by the parties themselves.

If no agreement is reached, the mediator will not share details of the session, but may notify the HRS/PPS office of the impasse.

The mediator will schedule follow-up sessions with both people involved.




Please note that some campuses may have designated web sites, additional peer mediators and resources available. Be sure to visit your respective campuses website. If you require Mediation Services, please select the appropriate campus contact person listed on the UM/MSU menus on either side of this website.


RESOURCES




Helena
Kefin MCRae, Director
Labor Relations & Personnel
2500 Broadway
Helena, MT 59620
(406) 444-6570


Missoula
Sara Drake
Emma B. Lommasson Center
Room 252
(406) 243-5705


Montana Tech
Sara Raymond
Career Services
Room 103, Engineering Hall
(406) 496-4384


Western
Susan Briggs, V.C.
Administration & Finance
(406) 683-7349

MSU MEDIATORS

Billings

Human Resources Office
Room 310, McMullen Hall
(406) 657-2278

 Bozeman
Susan Alt
Personnel & Payroll Services
Room 19, Montana Hall
(406) 994-3651

 Great Falls
Mary Kay Bonilla
Payroll & Benefits Office
(406) 771-5123

 Northern
Kathy Jaynes
Human Resources & Payroll
Room 203, Cowan Hall
(406) 265-4147

Human Resource Services

Emma B. Lommasson Center
Room 252

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812

Phone: 406-243-6766

Fax: 406-243-6095