WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Jan. 7, 2019, National Grid and United Steelworkers Locals 12003 and 12012-04 ratified a tentative 5 1/2 -year agreement that was reached Jan. 2. The new agreement covers approximately 1,250 gas workers across eastern Massachusetts and ends a six-month work stoppage that had been widely covered in the media. The company […]
FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement in Professional Referee Organization and Professional Soccer Referees Association Contract Talks
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Jan. 7, 2019, representatives from the Professional Referee Organization and the Professional Soccer Referees Association reached tentative agreement on a successor collective bargaining agreement under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). Subject to the ratification of the membership, the new agreement will cover a five-year term with […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) again received the top ranking among small Federal agencies as a Best Place to Work in the Federal Government, according to the 2018 rankings released today by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group.
With rankings first being held in 2003, this […]
FMCS today announced it will begin administrative management of the Federal Shared Neutrals Program, an interagency collaborative effort in support of alternative dispute resolution, formerly operated as Sharing Neutrals by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). FMCS will administer the program in the National Capital Region, including the Washington, DC area and […]