WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement with regard to the ongoing negotiations between Entergy and Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 relating to the Indian Point Nuclear Facility, Buchanan, NY:
"Due to the complexity of the issues in these negotiations, both parties spent considerable time yesterday and last night working diligently to overcome the obstacles that are keeping them apart. Negotiations under the auspices of the FMCS are ongoing and will continue as the parties are committed to spend the time necessary to reach agreement."
The U.S. 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 68 field offices, the agency provides mediation and conflict resolution services to industry, government agencies and communities.
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