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Jan 18, 2016, 09:49 ET

Mediators Report Progress in Labor-Management Relations At St. Cloud VA Facility

 A team of mediators from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) reports progress is being made in training to improve...

Nov 23, 2015, 10:31 ET

FMCS Training Helps Strengthen Addison Northeast Schools Labor-Management Relations and Cooperation

A team of mediators from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) recently completed 40 hours of intensive training for 27...

Oct 03, 2015, 10:52 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between Pantex/Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) And the Amarillo Metal Trades Council

 Allison Beck, Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on the announcement that...

Sep 29, 2015, 00:33 ET

FMCS Statement on Agreement Between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra And the Chicago Federation of Musicians

Allison Beck, Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), announced today that representatives of the Chicago Symphony...

Sep 25, 2015, 08:26 ET

FMCS Statement on Negotiations Between Pantex/Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) And the Metal Trades Council in Amarillo, TX

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) announced today that labor negotiations between Pantex/Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS)...

Sep 16, 2015, 13:00 ET

Statement by FMCS Director Allison Beck on the Ongoing Labor Dispute Involving Pantex/Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) and the Metal Trades Council

 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Director Allison Beck announced today that she has requested that senior officials from...

Jul 01, 2015, 17:01 ET

FMCS Congratulates Both Sides In Final Settlement for Rhode Island Pension Case

U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Acting Director Allison Beck congratulated Rhode Island state officials and union...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:51 ET

FMCS Mediators Assist Energy Department and Industry Groups Establish Groundbreaking Energy Savings Standards

In what has been hailed as the biggest energy-saving standards rulemaking in Department of Energy history, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation...

Jun 18, 2015, 17:01 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) And the New York City Alliance of Hospitals

Allison Beck, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), today announced that with the assistance of Federal...

Jun 09, 2015, 18:58 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Settlement Between United Steelworkers Local 9423 And Century Aluminum Co. in Kentucky

 Allison Beck, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), today announced that with the assistance of Federal...

May 07, 2015, 01:15 ET

Statement by FMCS Acting Director Allison Beck On Labor Negotiations Between Space Needle LLC And UNITE-HERE Local 8 in Seattle, WA

 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Acting Director Allison Beck today issued the following statement on labor negotiations between...

Mar 21, 2015, 16:22 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Settlement Between United Steelworkers Local 7-669 And the Honeywell Metropolis Works

 Allison Beck, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), today announced that with the assistance of federal...

Mar 02, 2015, 08:40 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Settlement Between International Association of Machinists Local 219 And AllSource Global Management

 The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) today announced that with the assistance of federal mediators, a tentative settlement...

Feb 20, 2015, 22:40 ET

Statement by FMCS Acting Director Allison Beck On a Tentative Agreement Between The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) And the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)

 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Acting Director Allison Beck today issued the following statement on a tentative agreement reached...

Feb 19, 2015, 14:45 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreements Between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), The Communications Workers of America (CWA), And FairPoint Communications, Inc.

 Allison Beck, Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on tentative...

Jan 23, 2015, 18:54 ET

FMCS Issues Joint Statement On Behalf of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), The Communications Workers of America (CWA), And FairPoint Communications, Inc.

 Allison Beck, Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on behalf of...

Jan 05, 2015, 20:58 ET

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) And the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)

 Allison Beck, Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, issued the following statement today on the labor...

Jan 02, 2015, 13:37 ET

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), The Communications Workers of America (CWA), And FairPoint Communications Inc.

Allison Beck, Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on the labor...

Dec 22, 2014, 20:55 ET

FMCS Statement on Labor Negotiations Between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) And the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)

 The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) announced today that it has received a request from representatives of the Pacific...

Nov 07, 2014, 17:08 ET

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Musicians and Management

 The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) today announced that a tentative agreement had been reached between the Atlanta...