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FMCS Statement on Six-Year Agreement Between SSA and AFGE

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the announcement of a six-year agreement affecting more than 45,000 federal employees between the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) headquarters in Washington, DC on Sept. 27, FMCS Director Nominee Richard Giacolone praised the efforts of the […]

FMCS Statement on Six-Year Agreement Between SSA and AFGE2019-09-30T12:28:08-04:00

FMCS Commends the State of Alaska and the Inlandboatmen’s Union on Tentative Agreement

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the announcement of a tentative agreement on Aug. 1 in talks between the State of Alaska and the Inlandboatmen’s Union (IBU), the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) commended the parties on their compromise which effectively ended a work stoppage that began on July 24.

Seattle-based FMCS Commissioner and Regional Director Beth […]

FMCS Commends the State of Alaska and the Inlandboatmen’s Union on Tentative Agreement2019-08-02T12:45:04-04:00

Fraud Alert: Transnational Fraud Ring Targets U.S. Government Procurement Offices and Vendors

In July 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) discovered that members of a transnational fraud ring based in Atlanta, Georgia, had impersonated a DHS procurement official to obtain computer equipment from private vendors. Further investigation into the ongoing fraud scheme revealed that the subjects were also stealing electronic […]

Fraud Alert: Transnational Fraud Ring Targets U.S. Government Procurement Offices and Vendors2019-07-19T11:07:33-04:00

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