PERB's professional staff and board members serve as mediators to assist labor and management in the resolution of bargaining impasses. PERB also trains ad hoc mediators and uses the services of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (FMCS) to provide mediation services for PERB. Approximately 95% of all bargaining impasses have been resolved without resorting to binding interest arbitration.
Questions about PERB's contract mediation service may be directed to:
510 East 12th Street Suite 1B
Des Moines IA 50319
Fax (515) 242-6511