Hostess Twinkies. (Credit: Susanna Song)

New Hope For Hostess In Bankruptcy Court

Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won’t go out of business just yet. The news came Monday after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell off its assets in bankruptcy court citing a crippling strike last week.


Parking Meter Pay Box

Parking Meter Firm Threatens Mediation Over Bill Sent To City

Chicago and the company running the city’s parking meters are at odds over a $14.2 million bill.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

NFL representatives arrive for court ordered mediation

Another Day Of Mediation, Still No Signs Of Agreement

Tuesday was another day full of court-ordered mediation between the NFL and its locked-out players. And just like the previous days, it ended without any signs of a new agreement.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Roger Goodell

Mediation Continues With Lockout Back In Place

A day after the NFL Lockout was upheld by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the league’s owner players and the legal teams returned to court for another mediation session.


Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones

Court Sides With League, NFL Lockout Upheld

The NFL has won another round in the court fight with its players.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Mediation To Resume Between NFL And Players

For NFL owners and the players they’ve locked out in this dispute over the division and future of the ever-popular $9 billion business, it’s time to talk again.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

No Plans For NFL And Players To Meet Again Until Mid-May

The NFL and it’s players finished their fourth day of court-ordered mediation with what appears to be very little progress being made. And what might be more disheartening is that there are no plans to again until mid-May.


Members of the NFL Players Association

Attorneys For NFL Players Meet With New Mediator

On Tuesday, the the attorneys for the NFL players met with the federal magistrate who will oversee court-ordered mediation between the players and the NFL.


Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Tensions Rise In NFL Labor Talks

Back where they started. The NFL and players’ union are once again less than 24 hours away from a work stoppage. While the deadline has already been extended twice, it doesn’t seem like a third time is an option.


Jerry Jones

Cowboys’ Jones Among Four Owners At Labor Talks

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, as well as a half-dozen team representatives, joined commissioner Roger Goodell at the NFL labor negotiations just one day before the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement.


DeMaurice Smith

Arkush: Not Much Has Changed In NFL Labor Talks

On Friday at 4:00 (CST) the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players’ union will officially expire. The CBA was extended by a week, last Friday, but since the it seems like little ground has been made.

670 The Score–03/10/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

NFL, Players’ Union Enter 13th Day Of Negotiations

The NFL players’ union and the NFL owners will continue, for the 13th day, to try and work out how to split the roughly $9 billion in annual revenues.


DeMaurice Smith

NFL, Players’ Union Meet For Four Hours On Monday

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association head DeMaurice Smith met for four hours on Monday trying to work their way to a new labor agreement.


Mike Ditka

NFL Retirees Hope For Benefits In New CBA

One of the parties very concerned about the current NFL labor negotiations, but haven’t really been in the middle of any discussion are the former players who’ve made the league what it is today.


Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Report: NFL And Players’ Union Discuss Deadline Extension

According to a report by the Associated Press, the NFL and the Players’ Union are discussing the possibility of extending the deadline to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.


John Mara

First NFL Owner Joins Mediated Negotiations

The federal mediation between the NFL and the players’ union continued, but it was the first time that an actual NFL owner was on hand for the negotiations.


Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

NFL And Players’ Union Made ‘Some Progress’ Through Mediation

The NFL and the players’ union concluded a week of federally mediated face-to-face meetings to try and reach an deal before the collective bargaining agreement expires next week.


DeMaurice Smith

NFL Labor Mediations Expected To Wrap Up

In a week the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement is set to expire. And after a week of mediation sessions between the league and the Players’ Union, Thursday represents a very important day.


Hunter Hillenmeyer

Hillenmeyer Participates In Day Five Of Mediation

The NFL and its players’ union have begun Day 5 of negotiations with a federal mediator.


NFL Players Association Representatives

Mediated NFL Labor Negotiations ‘Going Well’

A six-hour federally mediated negotiation sounds about as much fun as watching paint dry.