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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

FMCS Commissions New Mediator Class of 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) commissioned 18 new mediators March 19, 2019 in its Washington, DC headquarters as part of an annual ceremony and training program designed to prepare new mediators for their role as dispute resolution and conflict management experts, providing services to labor and management during contract negotiations, […]

FMCS Commissions New Mediator Class of 20192019-03-20T15:08:54-04:00