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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 […]

How a Union Supported a Republican Nominee for FMCS Director

Richard Giacolone was nominated in 2019 by President Trump as Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). Since his nomination, his confirmation had languished in the Senate until recently when MTD President Hart and IAM President Martinez stepped in to support Mr. Giacolone. MTD President Hart “Mr. Giacolone served as the mediator of […]

FMCS Directors List

Directors of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (with the date they took office listed and the President who made the appointment shown in parentheses), are as follows:   On June 15, 2021, President Biden announced his intent to nominate Javier Ramirez to be the next Director, as of 4/19/2022 has not been confirmed by the Senate. Cyrus S. […]

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