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FMCS and FLRA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) and the Federal Labor Relations Authority (Authority) have announced a new commitment to work together to provide labor organizations and agencies with an opportunity to resolve negotiability appeals before they are considered by the Authority’s Members for a decision. Negotiability appeals arise when there is […]

FMCS and FLRA Sign Memorandum of Understanding2019-06-27T15:13:18-04:00

FMCS Commends New England Stop & Shop and UFCW on Ratification of Recent Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the evening hours of April 21, 2019, New England-based grocery store chain Stop & Shop and representatives from Locals 328, 371, 1445, 1459, and 919 of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) reached a tentative agreement (TA), effectively stopping an 11-day strike.

The five UFCW Locals, representing more than 31,000 employees, […]

FMCS Commends New England Stop & Shop and UFCW on Ratification of Recent Agreement2019-04-22T13:23:39-04:00

FMCS and EEOC Sign Memorandum of Agreement: Shares Commitment To Actively Resolve Federal Workplace Disputes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) have officially committed to work together to resolve federal workplace disputes by utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as a means of efficiently reducing the backlog of federal sector charges, the EEOC and FMCS announced today.

FMCS and EEOC Sign Memorandum of Agreement: Shares Commitment To Actively Resolve Federal Workplace Disputes2019-04-11T12:06:38-04:00

FMCS Statement on the Passing of Former Director Bernard E. DeLury

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) senior leadership issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Director Bernard “Bernie” E. DeLury on March 20, 2019:

“It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of a great leader and friend to FMCS, Bernard E. DeLury.  Bernie was our 12th director, nominated […]

FMCS Statement on the Passing of Former Director Bernard E. DeLury2019-03-22T15:55:59-04:00