Use the following words in the paragraph below.
This summer, the bus union had _______________ with their employers. Each side chose representatives who could act as _______________ during their meetings. Before the meetings between workers and management, each sides’ representatives __________ed with their peers.
Their first meeting did not go well. They ___________d ideas and demands, but they couldn’t reach an agreement. There was a great deal of ___________ between the representatives. Before their second meeting, they felt ___________. Luckily, however, both sides decided to change the _________ of their demands. ____________, they __________________d their effort to focus on their most important demands. In this way, they managed ____________ both sides’ needs and reach an agreement.
East Bay ESL is an English language school for adult students in the San Francisco East Bay.