Statement by FMCS Director George H. Cohen on Mediation between the State of Rhode Island and Public-Sector Unions and Retirees
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Rhode Island Superior Court Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter has ordered and the parties have agreed to mediation under the auspices of FMCS. Due to the sensitivity of this high profile dispute and consistent with the Agency's longstanding practice, we will have no further comment on the schedule, location, or substance of this mediation."
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, created in 1947, is an independent U.S. government agency whose mission is to preserve and promote labor-management peace and cooperation. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 10 district offices and 67 field offices, the agency provides mediation and conflict resolution services to industry, government agencies and communities.
SOURCE Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
More by this Source
Joint CST-Guild News Release
Nov 25, 2013, 09:00 ET
FMCS Director Applauds the End of the BART Strike
Oct 22, 2013, 01:47 ET
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.