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Aug 18, 2014, 06:36 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreements at the Metropolitan Opera

 Allison Beck, Deputy Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement this morning on...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between the ILWU and Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers

 Scot L. Beckenbaugh, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on a...

Aug 11, 2014, 13:00 ET

FMCS Statement on the Labor Negotiations Between the New York Metropolitan Opera and Unions

 The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), announced today that the report of the independent analyst brought in to review...

Aug 04, 2014, 06:46 ET

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the ILWU and Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between the International Longshore...

Aug 02, 2014, 19:15 ET

FMCS Statement on the Labor Negotiations Between the New York Metropolitan Opera and Unions

At the request of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), the Metropolitan Opera, Local 802 of the American Federation of...

Jul 31, 2014, 23:30 ET

FMCS Statement on the Labor Negotiations Between the New York Metropolitan Opera and Unions

 At the request of the Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Scot L. Beckenbaugh, the Metropolitan Opera has...

Jul 09, 2014, 21:07 ET

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the ILWU and Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers

 The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between the International...

Jun 13, 2014, 15:14 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between Riverbay Corporation and OPEIU Local 153

 The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service today issued the following statement on the labor negotiations between the Riverbay...

Mar 20, 2014, 10:23 ET

FMCS Statement on Ratification of Agreement Between the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) And the Professional Soccer Referees Association (PSRA)

Acting FMCS Director Scot L. Beckenbaugh today issued the following statement regarding the ratification of a collective bargaining agreement...

Mar 14, 2014, 14:04 ET

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) And the Professional Soccer Referees Association (PSRA)

Scot L. Beckenbaugh, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) today commended representatives of the Professional...

Feb 13, 2014, 14:20 ET

Pension Lawsuit Court-Ordered Mediation Update

 At the joint request of attorneys for the State and for Rhode Island public employee unions and retirees, the Federal Mediation and...

Feb 12, 2014, 05:32 ET

Pension Lawsuit Update Postponed

 At the joint request of attorneys for the State and for Rhode Island public employee unions and retirees, the Federal Mediation and...

Feb 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

Pension Lawsuit Court-Ordered Mediation Update 2:30 P.M. Wednesday, February 12, 2014

At the joint request of attorneys for the State and for Rhode Island public employee unions, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS)...

Jan 18, 2014, 13:29 ET

Federal Mediators Issue Statement On Tentative Agreement at NY Nuclear Facility

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement on the tentative agreement reached in the labor negotiations between...

Jan 16, 2014, 11:15 ET

Federal Mediators Issue Statement On Nuclear Facility Talks

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement with regard to the ongoing negotiations between Entergy and Utility...

Jan 13, 2014, 14:21 ET

Federal Mediators Will Join Nuclear Facility Talks

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) mediators will join the contract negotiations between Entergy and Utility Workers Union of...

Nov 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Joint CST-Guild News Release

 Sun-Times Media Group, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Newspaper Guild have reached a tentative agreement on a new...

Oct 22, 2013, 01:47 ET

FMCS Director Applauds the End of the BART Strike

U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Director George H. Cohen upon being informed of the Tentative Agreement between the...

Apr 26, 2013, 21:24 ET

FMCS Statement on Strongsville City Schools, SEA Negotiations

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between the Strongsville City...

Mar 25, 2013, 13:00 ET

Statement by FMCS Director George H. Cohen On ABC Inc. and NABET-CWA Negotiations

 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between ABC...