Monday, February 28, 2005

Breach of Confidentiality and Trust is Broken.

Florida Statute 44.401 - 44.406, the Mediation Confidentiality and Privilege Act, provides civil remedies if a mediation participant discloses a mediation communication. This is the first statute of its kind nationally. What if Minnesota had a similar statute and what would be its application in the situation presented in this article in the Brainerd Dispatch? School district officials reportedly disclosed confidential mediation communications made during a mediation between the school district and the teachers’ union.

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