Description: A mediator has instructed both parties in a dispute involving Saskatchewan nurses to refrain from speaking to the media.
Source: The Regina Leader-Post
• Consult your text: what is mediation?
• Why are the nurses unhappy about the media ban?
• Media bans are common practice in such situations. Can you think why a mediator would ask the parties to refrain from speaking to the news media?
• How long have the nurses been without a contract?
• What are the key issues in this dispute?