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March 5, 2010 at 2:39 PM

League and players union turn to mediator to help with CBA talks

This via the MLS website:

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer confirmed that MLS and the MLS Players Union have agreed to meet next week in Washington, D.C. to continue collective bargaining agreement negotiations.
As part of the meetings, MLS and the Union have jointly accepted the invitation of George H. Cohen, the Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), to serve as a mediator during the discussions.

This has to be a positive right? Talks will be resuming and the two sides seem committed to at least trying to work something out.

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