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Two Labor-Related Nominations Leave Me Scratching My Head

The first head-scratcher is the appointment of Allison Beck to lead the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (FMCS). FMCS employs a lot of mediators and arbitrators that unions and companies use during labor negotiations and for conflict resolution. 283 more words


Federal Mediation Conciliation Service Has Heavy Pro-Union Slant

The Federal Mediation Conciliation Service (FMCS) is a federal government agency that, in theory, helps companies and unions find peaceful and economical resolutions to labor disputes. 162 more words


Your Government at Work

The next time someone tells you that a larger, more intrusive federal bureaucracy is just what the doctor ordered, refer that someone to this: 429 more words

FMCS, government mediation agency, outed for abusing funds amidst budgetary crisis

During the partial federal government shutdown, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (“FMCS”), like many federal agencies, made news for being a victim of the Congressional deadlock. 744 more words

Mediation talks wrap for the day, expected to resume tomorrow

After meeting for most of the afternoon and into the evening, the NHL and NHLPA along with Federal mediators are calling it a night.

NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr released a statement following today’s gathering. 87 more words

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NLRB Announces Contract with FMCS to Provide Mediators for its ADR Program

 By Edwin S. Hopson

On October 23, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board announced that, as part of its efforts to settle cases, it had contracted with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) to provide FMCS mediators to the parties who participate in the Board’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) program. 245 more words

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