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The following posts are submitted by Jerome T. Barrett. Dr. Barrett pertaining to his career as a labor mediator, commissioner, and director of the Office of Technical Services of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS).

FMCS 75th Anniversary     FMCS to Celebrate 75th Anniversary During Conflict Resolution Week   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 11, 2022) – The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is celebrating National Conflict Resolution Week this year along with its 75th anniversary as the nation’s premier public agency for dispute resolution and conflict management. Conflict Resolution […]

2022 FMCS Reorganization is Finalized

2022 Reorganization is Finalized Acting Director Greg Goldstein Deputy Director Javier Rameriz Deputy Director for Policy and Strategy Josh Flax Associate Deputy Director of Field Operations National Sarah Cudahy Associate Deputy Director of Field Operations Regional Beth Schindler Field Operations Managers Region 1 Pete Donatello, Field Operations Manager Region 2 Kathy Hall, Field Operations […]

September 2022 News Update

September 2022 Hello Friends, Much has taken place since the last “Friends” email.   A major reorganization and realignment were announced by Acting Director Greg Goldstein and Deputy Director Javier Ramirez on June 10th, 2022. All field managers positions have been announced and require current managers to reapply for the now reduced number of field manager […]

FMCS and Baseball

FMCS has been in the news of late connected to the Major League Baseball lockout. As indicated in the article linked here Major League Baseball requested assistance from FMCS. UPDATE Letter from MLB Commissioner To Our Fans: I had hoped against hope that I would not have to be in the position of canceling games. We worked hard […]

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