WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), reached a monumental milestone while exhibiting its flexibility during the COVID-19 heath crisis by conducting more than a million minutes of online meetings in 30 days using its primary virtual platform.

In a press release dated March 17, FMCS announced its virtual mediation capabilities in order to carry on its mission providing conflict management, dispute resolution, employment mediation and collective bargaining services following the White House memorandum requiring agencies to offer maximum telework flexibilities during the National Emergency.

The landmark one million minutes was conducted during more than 1,500 webinars and meetings involving almost 30,000 participants.