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FMCS Offers Virtual Online Mediation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), in furtherance of its statutory mandate and the White House memorandum dated March 15, 2020 requiring agencies to offer maximum telework flexibilities as they carry on their missions during this National Emergency, hereby announces the availability of online dispute resolution services.

FMCS is in the process […]

FMCS Offers Virtual Online Mediation2020-05-28T09:58:23-04:00

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between UNITE HERE Local 11 and Sodexo at Loyola Marymount University

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) today issued the following statement on a tentative agreement reached between representatives of UNITE HERE Local 11 and Sodexo, a subcontracted company that provides food service operations to Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles:

“FMCS is extremely pleased to announce that after extensive negotiations and mediation […]

FMCS Statement on Tentative Agreement Between UNITE HERE Local 11 and Sodexo at Loyola Marymount University2019-12-17T16:27:02-05:00

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