San-Antonio-TX-based FMCS mediator Walter Darr and his wife Lara were moved by a local TV-news story about a disabled Marine veteran whose livelihood was threatened when a wood saw that was vital to his work was stolen from his home workshop. Inspired by the plight of the former Marine, Water and his wife purchased a […]
On Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8:00 PM (EST) FMCS will be conducting some required maintenance of our systems that may cause disruption to some of our services. Affected services include the Arbitration System (including the requesting of panels), the filing of F-7 notices, the Grants system and TAGS services.
We apologize for any inconvenience in […]
WASHINGTON, DC –The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) observed its 70th anniversary with a celebratory cake on August 22, 2017 with a day of seminars and webinars for its labor-management customers and interested parties seeking to improve their collective bargaining relationship, resolve workplace disputes, or bargain more effectively and efficiently.
Customers, consumers, and, increasingly, employees, expect companies to care about social issues and reward those that engage their employees. In the Federal work place, “employee engagement” is usually the deciding factor in determining the “Best Place to Work.”
Understanding and recognizing this “collective activism” – a desire to leverage the resources of large entities, including government, […]