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Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management

The Core of the FMCS Mission – Building Sound Labor-Management Relations through Mediation

For over 50 years, FMCS has promoted sound and stable labor-management relations by providing mediation assistance in contract negotiation disputes between employers and their unionized employees.


Collective Bargaining
Dispute mediation -- when a third-party neutral assists two sides in reaching agreement – is a key collective bargaining tool.

Dispute Resolution System Design
Customized systems for better organizational management of conflict and its resolution.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Services (ADR)
Training and services in Alternative Dispute Resolution provided by the FMCS

International
Training and services that FMCS provides overseas at the request of U.S. government agencies and international organizations.

Workplace Mediation
Mediation services designed to address employer/employee disputes focused on equal employment opportunity, age discrimination and other issues outside the scope of collective bargaining.

Grievance Mediation
Resolving workplace grievances before they go to arbitration.

Public Policy & Negotiated Rule Making
Mediation services designed to facilitate open and inclusive rule-making and regulatory-setting processes by government agencies.